Terms of Use

For The Statewide Training Clearinghouse database

The Statewide Training Clearinghouse database contains training information from a variety of trainers and training organizations that have been approved to offer training by the Office of Child Care, Maryland State Department of Education. Only approved trainers who have chosen to enter their training information into the database are listed. The responsibility for providing The Statewide Training Clearinghouse with accurate listings of training rests with the trainers and training organizations themselves. A referral from The Statewide Training Clearinghouse does not constitute a recommendation as to the quality of training.

Child care providers and others wishing to enroll in training found through this web site are encouraged to call the contact person listed to verify times, dates, fee, and credit hours before registering for the training. Most training requires pre-registration.


for After-School Database

The Maryland Child Care Resource Network After-School Database contains a variety of programs for children to attend during out-of-school times. These programs are regulated by the Maryland State Department of Education’s Office of Child Care, certified by the Maryland State Department of Health and Mental Hygiene or monitored by a local entity. Listing in the After-school Database means only that these programs have met the criteria set forth by the regulating government agencies or monitoring agency. The responsibility for providing this database with accurate listings of or monitoring providers/programs rests with the appropriate agencies.

Maryland Child Care Resource Network cannot guarantee the quality of the programs/providers in this database and urges parents to carefully interview and check references before leaving their children in the care of any program. Listing in the Maryland Child Care Resource After-school database does not constitute a recommendation as to the quality of care.


for LOCATE: Child care

Responsibility for selecting and employing a child care provider rests with each parent.  LOCATE: Child Care cannot guarantee the quality of providers in its files and urges parents to carefully interview and check references before leaving a child in care. A referral from LOCATE: Child Care does not constitute a recommendation as to the quality of care.

A provider profile may contain a link to the provider’s website. When you use such a link you are no longer on our website. LOCATE: Child Care cannot control, endorse or be responsible for the content of provider websites.

All providers listed in LOCATE: Child Care are regulated or approved by the Maryland State Department of Education or certified by the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene. When LOCATE: Child Care identifies child care program options for parents, it means only that the programs identified are regulated by the appropriate agency and have met the criteria that agency sets forth. The responsibility for providingLOCATE: Child Care with accurate listings of regulated providers/programs rests with the appropriate agencies.

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