New Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Childcare Provider Requirements

New Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) Childcare Provider Requirements

New MSDE Training Requirements

Several new training requirements will be going into effect soon! Almost everyone will be affected by one or more of these new regulations:

New ADA Requirements: Including All Children and the Americans with Disabilities ACT (ADA)
All family child care providers, including assistant teachers in large family homes, and all child care center directors, teachers and assistant teachers are required to take this class.

Medication Administration Training for Family Child Care Providers
All family child care providers must now be trained in Medication Administration. If you have already taken the Medication Administration training, you will not need to take it again. PGCRC will offer the Medication Administration Training each month. Medication can only be administered to a child in care by an individual who has completed the approved training.

Developmental Screening: On Track: All Aboard for Developmental Progress Overview
This four hour class will be required for all family child care providers, center directors and lead teachers in child care center.

Breastfeeding Support
Staff in any program approved for infant and toddler care (group and family programs) must complete approved training in breastfeeding practices. PGCRC will offer a two hour COK course, Supporting Breastfeeding Families in Child Care.

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