Jennifer Nizer Grant

The Jennifer Nizer “Passion for Excellence Award”, a grants program to assist dedicated, passionate child care professionals with expenses for a variety of needs including but not limited to; certifications, accreditation and higher education requirements. MSCCA will be awarding these grants at its Annual Conference by the Sea on April 29-May 1, 2016.  MSCCA will be actively searching for deserving candidates throughout the state of Maryland. Interested in donating? Applying for Grant? Get Donation Letter

Conference by the Sea registration
April 29 - May 1 2016
Conference by the Sea 2016 will be held on April 29-May 1. Mark your calendars and plan your Professional Development around the opportunity to earn more than 17 hours of Core knowledge MSDE approved, quality training at the beach! Review Class Schedule, Speakers, Events and Register

Check us out on Facebook! facebookIcon

Submit an article to our newsletter

Newsletter Submission Request Form 2016

Upcoming Events

  1. Help Make Miracles – Now to Feb 29th

    February 1 - February 29
  2. Conference By The Sea

    April 29 - May 1

Welcome to the Maryland State Child Care Association!

The Maryland State Child Care Association (MSCCA) is the premiere professional association for licensed child care and early learning centers operating in Maryland and for associated businesses and individuals that support the mission of the Association. Our members are committed to providing the highest levels of cognitive, social/emotional, and physical development in safe and secure environments for the children entrusted to their care. We truly believe that we care for Maryland’s most important natural resource, our children. As a not-for-profit 501(c)(3) trade association of child care centers, MSCCA provides professional development for the staff of member centers and educational outreach to the general public on matters related to early childhood education. MSCCA is actively engaged in the public policy arena to ensure that the laws and regulations governing our members are consistent with quality for the children and affordability for their parents and guardians. MSCCA Chapters in regions across Maryland provide our members with information, resources, and networking opportunities that are accessible on a local basis. MSCCA is the official state affiliate of the National Child Care Association. Additionally, Board members participate actively with a variety of other organizations including, Maryland Family Network (MFN), Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), Governor’s Council for Children and other organizations that share our members’ commitment to high quality, affordable child care and early learning. More information about membership opportunities for MSCCA is available on our website (www.mscca.org). Interested child care centers, businesses serving the industry and individuals are encouraged to call or email the Executive Director or MSCCA Board members with any questions or for assistance. More information about membership in the MSCCA is available under the section on Membership Applications. Interested child care centers, affiliates, businesses serving the industry, and individuals are welcome to call our offices at (410) 820.9196 or (877) 820.9196, toll-free in Maryland.

Donate to MSCCA
The Maryland Child Care Association is a is a 501 (c)(3) Charitable Organization EIN 52-1398476
Jennifer Nizer Grant

The Maryland State Child Care Association does not endorse any commercial product, process, child care facility or enterprise, by trade name, service mark, manufacturer, provider with current membership in the MSCCA, or otherwise. Links to other websites and reference to any commercial product or enterprise are provided solely for your convenience, and do not constitute or imply MSCCA endorsement, recommendation or exclusive approval thereof. Accordingly, MSCCA does not endorse or assume responsibility for the content provided by any third-party website to which we are linked. The MSCCA website may contain links to website operated by third parties (“Facebook”, “Twitter”). MSCCA does not have any control over Third-Party Websites, each of which may be governed by its own terms of service and privacy policy. MSCCA does not warrant or endorse your use of any Third-Party Website or the content appearing thereon. By visiting or using the Third-Party Websites available through the MSCCA website you assume all responsibility and liability for all resulting harms, whether to You or to any third party, including without limitation as resulting from Your downloading or use of any content, software of other materials available therefrom.