The Maryland Child Care Training Calendar, a program of Maryland Family Network with funding from MSDE, offers all child care providers in Maryland with a tool to search for and identify MSDE-approved trainings, trainers, and organizations to meet their professional development needs. This services features easy search options that will allow providers to find in-person and virtual live training workshops, e-learning/online training opportunities, and conferences, as well as trainers and organizations available to provide instruction onsite at the program (virtually or in-person). Additionally, local community colleges and other institutions of higher education are utilizing the website to share information about credit and non-credit courses appropriate for the child care provider community. All trainings and professional development advertised on the website are approved by MSDE to satisfy the requirements of Maryland Child Care Licensing, the Maryland Child Care Credential Program, Program Accreditation, and Maryland EXCELS.
Marketing Approved Training, Education, and Professional Development
Approved trainers and organizations, colleges, universities, and other agencies providing professional development, training and education for the child care community may utilize the Maryland Child Care Training Calendar as a free marketing tool. This free resource is designed to allow advertisement of workshops/courses/classes (live in-person and live virtual), onsite availability, conferences and professional development institues, and approved elearning platforms to the child care provider community.
For first time users, you will need to complete the registration, which includes uploading the approval documentation from MSDE or other certifying agency. Once the registration is submitted, you will have immediate access to begin creating content and once approved this content will be available to the child care provider community.