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...

Executive Director Christina Peusch Appointed to the Commission on Trauma-Informed Care

MSCCA's Executive Director, Christina Peusch has been appointed to the Commission on Trauma-Informed Care by the Governor representative as the co-chair of the Office of Child Care Advisory Council. The Commission on Trauma-Informed Care is charged with coordinating a...

Citation from the Maryland Women’s Legislative Caucus

https://youtu.be/F3UFeWiUn6Q MSCCA is sharing the official citation from the Maryland Women’s Legislative Caucus recognizing our essential teachers in child care early childhood on National Day of Recognition for Child Care Providers! Maryland appreciates you and all...

What is Advocacy?

Advocacy is a proactive stance taken by individuals in response to particular issues that concern them. In early childhood education, the purpose of advocacy is to promote ideas and seek a resolution that will affect children and families in positive ways (Kieff 2009).

Why Legislative Updates?

We strive to keep you informed of the latest happenings in Annapolis impacting Early Childhood Education and work to meet with legislators to discuss pending legislation that affects MSCCA members.

Public Policy Meeting Schedule

MSCCA Legislative task force/public policy committee meetings September 2022 through June 2023.
See our schedule with our partners.
MSCCA also reviews public policy agenda at our monthly Board meetings.

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We strive to keep you informed of the latest happenings in Annapolis impacting Early Childhood Education.

MSCCA Gets a Thank You from Dr Salmon

MSCCA has received a letter from Assistant Superintendent Steven Hicks on behalf of Superintendent Dr. Karen Salmon thanking us for our advocacy efforts on behalf of early childhood education in Maryland through our www.SaveMarylandChildCare.org campaign. An excerpt...

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