Business Members – Resources for Child Care Providers

Abilities Network, Inc.


The Child Care Company

P.O. Box 592
Laurel, Maryland 20725
(240) 583-0865

Understanding that highly trained practitioners are the foundation for quality early learning experiences, The Child Care Company develops and delivers training for pre-service and practicing early childhood educators. Our continuum of learning and support activities are designed to advance each practitioner’s knowledge, skills, dispositions, and practices. We deliver each learning experience in a way that encourages participants to become autonomous learners who curiously seek and engage in ongoing professional development opportunities. It is through this framework that we best develop educators who impact the lives of children and families and the future of the field.

Visit our website to view our catalog of classes and upcoming training events




H&H Child Care Training, also known as ChildCareEd, is a training organization offering high-quality, affordable courses for Maryland’s child care providers. A minority-owned and female-led establishment serving teachers, directors, and in-home providers, ChildCareEd seeks to support early childhood educators achieve their fullest potential in their careers in nurturing tomorrow’s leaders. The staff who make up the team at ChildCareEd intimately understands the struggles and challenges child professionals face every day, having been former teachers, directors, and owners.

We here at ChildCareEd strongly believe in the gift of giving for all of our loyal customers: a link for a FREE course!

What ChildCareEd offers
● All of the preservice and continued education trainings for Maryland providers
● Complete 120 hours of coursework for the Child Development Associate (CDA)
● Annual subscriptions for online courses
● Group Admin feature to buy hours in bulk at discounted prices
● Job board for programs to look for highly-qualified staff


Contact Information
Email Address:
Phone number: 1(833)283-2241 (2TEACH1)

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Church Mutual Insurance Company, S.I.

For 125 years, Church Mutual’s purpose has remained clear — support our customers, keep them safe and help them stay focused on their missions. In fact, our commitment to Protecting the Greater Good®️ has helped us become a premier provider for purpose-driven organizations that inspire and serve others. By working with childcare centers to provide customized coverage, specialized expertise and risk control resources, we honor our founders’ desire to support organizations that improve the lives of others and elevate the human condition. We understand the unique risks and challenges you face in protecting the kids in your care. We can provide you with the specialized expertise needed to manage your risk, control your costs and maintain your organization’s financial stability. Let us show you how we can help protect your people and property and support your mission to serve your community.

Contact Richard Dorman at 540.383.1773 or for more information.


Colonial Equipment

Dan Combs

Council for Professional Recognition

2460 16th St.
NW,  Washington, DC 20009
(202) 772-5533

Famous and Spang Associates


9115 Whiskey Bottom Rd. Suite G
Laurel, MD 20723-1320
Phone Number: 301-497-1990


A Washington DC Metro Area based woman-owned and operated, Certified Small Business. Foodco USA has evolved into a successful multi-dimensional full-line foodservice distributorship and continues to experience growth. We are committed to providing our customers with excellent service, top quality products and competitive pricing.

A family owned second generation company, FoodcoUSA is your complete foodservice resource. We can provide you with high quality service and custom pricing programs. If you would like to discuss some of the competitive advantages that we can offer your operation, please contact us!

Groove Kidz, LLC

9607 Wesland Circle, 
Randallstown, MD 21133
(443) 272-5458

Highchair Dental Care Studios

9199 Reisterstown Road Suite 203A
Owings Mills, MD 21117


Highchair Dental Care® is an age-appropriate, healthcare practice model developed for infants and toddlers. This family-friendly introduction to infant and toddler dental health care, and diet hygiene education should begin when the first teeth enter the mouth. This usually occurs between six (6) months and one (1) year of age. Every family that wisely pursues the age-one dental visit for their child will receive some of our exciting value-based incentives. Families are provided a Daycare Ready Oral Health Certificate™. Resourceful oral hygiene care, motivational education materials, and promotional product innovations are introduced during this appointment. Highchair Dental Care Studios includes a team of certified pediatric dentists located in Owings Mills, Maryland with Valley Dental Pediatrics. Please call to schedule your child’s age-one, high chair dental appointment at 410-356-8571. At Highchair Dental Care Studios, we are dedicated to improving health outcomes for all children. Visit our website for more information. We can hardly wait to see you and our newest patients!

Howard County Office of Children and Families

Innovations in Education, LLC

Randi Albertsen
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At Innovations in Education, LLC, we cater to the needs of individuals. Whether you are a family child care provider, child care center staff, teacher, administrator or parent, our goal is to help you provide the most current information about child development as well as the highest quality services to help you be the best in your field.


InvestiGator Club® Inquiry-Based Learning Systems

Robert-Leslie Publishing, The Early Childhood Company®

Marilyn Overby, Educator Support

The InvestiGator Club Inquiry-Based Learning Systems and Family Engagement

Developmentally appropriate curricula for classrooms, child care centers, family child care, home learning

• Little InvestiGators (0-36 months); Baby InvestiGators (0-18 months); InvestiGator Tots (18-36 months)
• Just for Threes (3)
• Prekindergarten Learning System (3-5)
• Junior InvestiGators, including STEAM and Literacy Challenge (4-6)
• Get Ready for Kindergarten! Summer School (3-5)
• Family Child Care (0-6)
• Dilly’s Tree House Family Engagement

100% aligned with Maryland Early Learning Standards for infants, toddlers, PK3, and PK4.

The InvestiGator Club® engages young children in joyful learning every day! This is the key to success.

K Neal Truck and Bus Center

Address: 5000 Tuxedo Road Hyattsville, MD 20781
Phone Number: 443-878-3988

K. Neal Truck and Bus Center is a full-service multi-location commercial truck and bus dealership. With four locations throughout the DMV metropolitan area, the dealership serves as a one-stop shop for our clients, providing new and previously owned sales, all-makes parts, as well as best in class service and maintenance.

We are honored to be a Collins Bus distributor for Maryland and the Washington, DC metropolitan area. K. Neal offers complete coverage of all your Child Care bus needs. We have special offers on in-stock MFSAB and school units ready for immediate delivery.

Additionally, K. Neal offers a complete line of bus accessories for all your bus safety needs and to stay in compliance with the DOT laws.

Kaplan Early Learning Company



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Julie Dobies, M.A.
Territory Manager – DC, DE, MD
Kaplan Early Learning Company
800-334-2014, ext. 5099
Mobile: 443-206-5875
Fax: 336-293-1169

Find out more about Julie.

For more than 50 years, Kaplan Early Learning Company has been a champion for play. From our research-based curricula to enriching classroom environments and innovative technology solutions, Kaplan’s products and services inspire a lifelong love of learning in children and educators. We are architects of learning good and defenders of the imagination. We live for inseparable bonds and open minds. We encourage the eager and inspire the inspirers. We transform lives through play.

Member Discount
• Use PR Code 34595 at time of ordering
• Minimum order $300 for 15% off and standard free shipping. Standard exclusions apply – visit for details.
• Expires 6/30/22



Lakeshore Learning Materials

At Lakeshore, we believe in creating products that matter. Developed by teachers for teachers, our hands-on learning materials are meticulously crafted to help children reach developmental and academic milestones through sixth grade, with furniture designed for any learning space through middle school. Plus, all Lakeshore products are backed by our unconditional guarantee of customer satisfaction. We’re also proud to offer comprehensive services like Complete Classrooms®, user-friendly eProcurement and targeted professional development—making Lakeshore the one-stop shop for all your classroom needs.


Legal Shield

16350 Bruce B. Downs Blvd. #46894
Tampa, FL 33647
(954) 361-0990



For more than 45 years, LegalShield has provided affordable access to a proprietary network of qualified lawyers for the issues faced by families, individuals, and businesses. Each of our provider firms is held to the highest standards and constantly monitored and rewarded for delivering the best customer service. Just one call immediately connects individual, family and business members to a dedicated, state-licensed law firm.

With identity theft, it is not a matter of “if” your employees will be impacted, but “when.” Our industry-leading identity-theft solutions address the needs of employee groups, individuals and families. When your employees’ identities are protected, they have peace of mind and are more productive at work. For this reason, identity theft protection is among a new wave of benefits companies like yours are offering their employees.


Government regulations, human resources, cybersecurity, contract review, and a myriad of other legal matters distract you from focusing on your business. But it doesn’t have to be that way.

Attorneys can charge $250/hour or more. With LegalShield, you can access timely legal advice without high hourly fees or guesswork, all at an affordable cost. Thousands of small businesses across the United States and Canada use the LegalShield network of experienced law firms to help address the day-to-day legal issues that come with owning a business. In addition, Small Business Plan customers enjoy a 25% discount for matters not covered in the plan.

Ready to learn more? View the video on our Small Business Plans, or use the link below to find a plan that works for your business.

Litebrite, LLC

Crystal Ey Educational Director
2300 Walnut Springs Court
White Hall, MD 21161

Passion, drive and commitment. This is the foundation in which LiteBrite LLC was created. We believe that our educators are amazing men and woman who deserve the best in career development. We bring a love of learning, a high level of professionalism and a vision to change the face of “training” for the adult learner.

Excitement through collaboration, networking and relationship building create the environment where the adult learner can flourish and in turn, make significant impact in the lives of children and families.

In connection with the Maryland State Department of Education, our company strives to always be one step ahead in offering professional development designed to catapult our educators from a “job” to a career.

Literacy Blooms – Brainy Acts 

Evelyn English, M.Ed 
Family Engagement Specialist, Reading Specialist, and Author 
Woodstock, MD 21163 
Phone: 443-421-1229 

90% of Brain Growth Happens Before Age Five 
Literacy Blooms mission is to support Multi-Generational Learning by partnering with family members in the teaching and learning of Literacy: reading, thinking, writing, listening, speaking and Language Development.  Parents and families are a learner’s first teachers. Families who play, talk, read, and sing with their children boost the development of literacy and language-readiness for success.  

Brainy Acts: Prepare Your Child’s Brain for Success “Because an Ounce of Prevention is Worth a Pound of Cure” are examples and lessons: reasoning-thinking actions, language growth methods and foundational literacy techniques promoted by High Quality Early Education researchers. These Early Child Development curricula lessons can be easily woven into continuing teaching and learning without adding clock hours.  

Literacy Blooms believes Engaged Families who determinedly interact with their children create brain building pathways-nurture cognitive development and promote openings for foundational and timeless learning. 


Maryland Family Network

1001 Eastern Ave. 2nd Floor,
Baltimore, MD 21202
(443) 873-5827

Montgomery College WD & CE

Workforce Development and Continuing Education
Early Childhood Department

Our program provides child care training services including certification courses, continuing education, and onsite-training to meet the education requirements of operating a family center-based child care facility, earn clock hours and CEUs as part of your licensing requirement, or prepare your for applying for the CDA and/or MSDE credentials.
Informational, innovative, and inspiring, our courses help early childhood educators foster their love of learning and improve their instructional skills. Our courses will enhance your professional skills while working with young children.

Phones: (240) 567-2550 / (240) 567-3827
Facebook: Montgomery College, WDCE – Early Childhood Education
Instagram: mc.wdce.earlychildhood

There are scholarships available


National Early Childhood Program Accreditation – NECPA





The National Early Childhood Program Accreditation (NECPA) was established in 1991 to encourage quality and recognize excellence in early childhood education through national accreditation and credentialing. We pledge to remain focused on the interests of children by promoting benchmarks for high quality standards throughout the early care and education profession. We aim to ensure our approach is practical and focused on our main non-profit mission, delivering a high quality choice in voluntary early childhood program Accreditation and Professional Credentialing. NECPA not only recognizes the need for high quality care in the education for children, but also for our own performance. Contact our team today! Call 855-706-3272 or email, find us online at

Novick Childcare Solutions

Novick Childcare Solutions provides all the services food and essentials you need to get the most from your nutrition program and budget. Our passionate team of childcare specialist does the heavy lifting on everything from menu planning and staff training to all the details parents look for in a center, freeing you to focus on what you do best.

Instagram: @novickchildcare
Contact: 215.467.1400

Treebranch Group LLC Website SEO and Marketing Services

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8375 Jumpers Hole Rd
Millersville MD 21108

Treebranch Group provides the marketing branches your business needs to be visible and grow. We specialize in WordPress hosting, design, development, and maintenance. In addition our team provides multimedia services for communicating your message.

  • Website Hosting Independent Ownership and Management
  • Domain purchasing and set up
  • Microsoft Business Email Sales and Set Up
  • Advertising Design – Social Media Management
  • Google Tools Set Up and or Management
  • Website Content Updating
  • WordPress Security and Management
  • Event Registration Set Up and Management
  • Video Production
  • Photography

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