Maryland State Child Care Association

Caring for Maryland’s Most Important Natural Resource

Contact Information

Call: (410) 820- 9196
Email: info@mscca.org

Welcome!

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.

Ahoy Child Care/ECE Professionals!

Registration is NOW OPEN for the MSCCA Hybrid Conference by the Sea 2023: All Aboard with MSCCA: Cruising Through Early Childhood!
Don't miss the Maryland State Child Care Association's Conference by the Sea with hybrid option setting sail May 4-7, 2023.
Join us at the wonderful oceanfront Ocean City Fountainebleau Resort and Confernce Center in Ocean City Maryand on the beautiful Eastern Shore (formerly Clarion Resort under new ownership) or from your home or work to participate in this premiere, statewide training conference.
We have chosen the highest quality trainers and upgraded our virtual experience to ensure the best possible service to attendees.

Deadline to submit your training voucher application to MSDE (NOT MSCCA) is March 4, 2023. Please complete the MSDE training voucher online.

If you are submitting for conference training voucher you need:
MSDE Approval number:
CWO-161285

Once you receive your approved training voucher, please sign and date in blue ink and email as soon as you receive from MSDE to: msccaconferencebythesea@gmail.com and the approved signed voucher must be submitted to MSCCA no later than April 7th.
The conference registration is open for all and will remain open until April 7th! Please register today and get all of your training needs accomplished in one weekend either in person or virtually! Bring your colleagues and staff and share a room!
Don't forget you can also use your training reimbursement voucher to be fully reimbursed after the conference, if you are credentialed at level 2 or higher and have funds in your training account!

Business Membership

We thrive from the support of business members through their membership, event sponsorship, donations, and industry support to our centers.

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News from Child Care Central

CREDENTIAL APPLICATIONS MUST BE SENT DIRECTLY TO CHILD CARE CENTRAL USING ONE OF THE FOLLOWING METHODS:

Email: MCCCredential@conduent.com
Fax: 410-229-0145
Mail: Child Care Central, PO Box 598 Baltimore Maryland 21203

For questions pertaining to your credential, please contact Child Care Central: 877-355-1229

Policy Changes and Improvements to the Child Care Scholarship (CCS) Program

The providers participating in this program are essential and their challenges are real. These challenges range from facing multiple attendance verification audits throughout the year to delayed payments. Further, slow processing of CCS program applications affects the Maryland State Department of Education’s (MSDE’s) ability to provide timely...

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News and Articles

Passion for Excellence Grant Now Open

Are you passionate about working with young children? Do you strive for excellence for children and for yourself as a teacher, provider, or program? Let MSCCA help you ignite your passion and reach the high standards required in our state. MSCCA will pay direct...

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The Child Care Capital Support Virtual Q&A

Get the 411! Don’t miss this time sensitive opportunity! The Child Care Capital Support revolving loan fund awareness and application review and q & a virtual roundtable on Wednesday, October 19, 2022 from 1:30-2:30 pm via zoom link Please register for this free...

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PreK Grants Overview (Spanish and English)

Sharing from our partners at the Maryland State Department of Education: We are holding a general overview of the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future Prekindergarten Expansion Grants and Maryland State Prekindergarten Programs for Spanish-speaking prekindergarten and...

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Statewide Virtual Child Care Town Hall – January 29th

Join the first of multiple virtual statewide Town Halls with one click from home and share your important support for child care!  Maryland has a significant surplus of money and in order to build a stronger, more equitable, effective, efficient child care system that...

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