Business Members – Resources for Child Care Providers
Arts for Learning Maryland
21 East North Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21202
1-800-685-7610 [8-5 ET, M-F]
Offering affordable high-quality training for early childhood professionals for over 30 years.
Why take Care Courses?
- outstanding, timely support
- book and online training formats so you can choose the format that meets your needs
- in-depth, relevant curriculum
We look forward to working with you!
- 120 hours of formal childcare training for the CDA – $398.00
- 50 interesting and relevant childcare training programs to choose from
- CDA and NAC renewal training
- Unlimited free ongoing support from our early childhood experts
- IACET accredited: courses that meet state and national requirements
- Official partner of the CDA Council for Professional Recognition
- And … you will learn so much!
Childcare Management Solutions LLC (CMS)
“Quality Training is the Foundation of Higher Quality Childcare” TM.
Childcare Management Solutions
10905 Livingston Road
Fort Washington, Maryland 20744
Childcare Management Solutions LLC (CMS) was founded in 1991 by Amina Jones Law. We offer high quality online and in person training for early care educators in Maryland, the Washington Metropolitan area and globally. We work with early care educators around the world and have developed international partnerships. Our office is located in Fort Washington Maryland.
CMS offers center group and bundle rates. We do not charge membership fees. We serve childcare staff, family childcare educators, directors, parent groups, churches, corporate and government programs. Our associated trainers and global partners bring extensive experience in the fields of early education and business.
CMS is committed to helping participants succeed and meet their learning and professional goals. We also provide coaching, mentoring and technical assistance. We encourage you to contact us to see how we can help you achieve your goals. Join us, for our free video blogs presented by Team CMS training partners.
For full disclosure please read our mission, vision, and core value statements on our website. https://www.cms4training.com/website.
Online, Classroom, Virtual Course Offerings & Services
Pre-service, continued education trainings
Child Development Associate (CDA)
Center Group Rates (No membership required)
Bundle Discounts for Multiple Trainings
Director / Administrator Trainings
Training of Trainers (TOT) 18 Hours
Strengthening Business Practices (SBP)
Coaching & Mentoring
Free Job Board
Free Video Blogs
Company info, training, free blog videos, events.
E-Learning portal training courses.
Email us with questions and/or subscribe to our mailing list.
(888)405-9639 (Toll Free)
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The Child Care Company
P.O. Box 592
Laurel, Maryland 20725
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
Email Address: [email protected]
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 [email protected] for more information.
Council for Professional Recognition
2460 16th St., NW
Washington, DC 20009
Famous and Spang Associates
Focus on Children, Inc.
3438 Easton Drive
Bowie, MD 20716
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!
Howard County Office of Children and Families
Innovations in Education, LLC
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.
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
Julie Dobies, M.A.
Territory Manager – DC, DE, MD
Kaplan Early Learning Company
800-334-2014, ext. 5099
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.
• Use PR Code 34595 at time of ordering
• Minimum order $300 for 15% off and standard free shipping. Standard exclusions apply – visit www.kaplanco.com/exclusions 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.
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
Email: [email protected]
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 Out of School Time (MOST) Network
1500 Union Avenue, Suite 2300
Baltimore, MD 21211
Maryland Family Network
1001 Eastern Ave. 2nd Floor,
Baltimore, MD 21202
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.
Playground Specialists Inc.
11700 Whates Lane
Thurmont, MD 21788
Our name may be a little deceiving. Playground Specialists, Inc. is a full service recreation company that can assist you with all your park and playground needs from design to installation. We offer a variety of products to meet your needs. At Playground Specialists, Inc., we work hard to maintain a strong foundation by building relationships with customers and recreation professionals. Every day we’re working with customers to create the perfect playground. We believe that all kids deserve a safe, fun place to play. That’s why we design our equipment and playgrounds to meet, but to exceed ADA laws. Just as every kid who plays on a playground is different, so are your playground needs. From budget constraints to limited space, Playground Specialists, Inc. and Playworld Systems, Inc. equipment gives you choices to make your playground the most fun it can be!
Pure Play Every Day, Inc.
4913 Dower Drive
La Plata, MD 20646
Robert Leslie Publishing Company
4147 N. Ravenwood, Suite 101
Chicago, IL 60613
The Science Nerds, LLC
370 Schooner Lane
Berlin, MD 21811
Treebranch Group LLC
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8375 Jumpers Hole Rd
Millersville MD 21108
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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
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- Advertising Design – Social Media Management
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- Video Production