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