Child Care providers are always learning. So whether your are just beginning your career or you've been at it for decades, these resources are sure to help.
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Licensing and Compliance

Maryland has one of the best child care systems in the nation – thanks, in part, to our strong state regulations.

Support for Children with Behavioral Issues

Supporting children’s social and emotional development

Maryland Family Network provides consultation for children with developmentally appropriate behavioral issues.

Support for Children with Special Needs

Support For Children With Special Needs

Maryland Family Network, through the Maryland Child Care Resource Network, provides technical assistance and support to child care providers to help them accommodate children with special needs.



Training programs for new and current childcare providers are available throughout the state. These sessions are approved by Maryland Child Care Administration and meet the minimum state requirements for increasing levels of professional development.