Maryland State Child Care Association
“Caring for Maryland’s Most Important Natural Resource”

Membership Benefits

  • MSCCA members will have the opportunity to network with other child care owners, directors and teachers on a national, state, and local level.
  • MSCCA members will have access to active, local chapters that meet monthly across the State.
  • MSCCA members will have discounted rates for two annual conferences sponsored by the Maryland State Child Care Association. These conferences provide current training for owners, directors, and teachers focusing on progressive issues and developments in the early childhood field.
  • MSCCA members’ interests are represented in Annapolis while the General Assembly is in session. The MSCCA position is heard on issues pertaining to program quality, funding for early childhood education and any other legislation that directly affects the child care community.
  • MSCCA members have access to mentors that will support and assist members with accreditation, credentialing, regulatory issues and other areas that our members feel they may need assistance.
  • MSCCA members are represented with a strong voice at the Maryland State Department of Education, Office of Child Care and other regulatory agencies to ensure that the interest of center based child care are protected as regulations are developed.
  • MSCCA members and their employees will receive one Professional Activity Unit (PAU) toward the Maryland Child Care Credentialing Program for participating in the Association. MSCCA members can have the opportunity to receive additional PAU’s through active involvement on Association committees.
  • MSCCA members have the opportunity to join the National Child Care Association and receive discounts at many participating companies including child care insurance companies, school supply companies, and food distributors.
    MSCCA members will benefit from the relationships cultivated by MSCCA with Maryland Family Network, the National Child Care Association, the Maryland State Department of Education, the Office of Child Care and many other organizations in the community working to make early childhood a professional priority in Maryland.
  • MSCCA members have access to all Board members and the Executive Director listed on the website for answers to questions, direction on child care issues and any other assistance that may be required and/or may need immediate attention.
  • MSCCA members will be listed on the MSCCA website so families looking for child care can have immediate access to contact information. MSCCA members will have a direct link listed to their Center website.

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.