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Program Lists


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Early Care and Education Program Lists


Displayed below are current lists of (or links to) early care and education programs in Maryland that are licensed or approved by the Division of Early Childhood Development (DECD) or accredited by State, regional, or national accreditation organizations. 

NOTE: Except as noted, the lists are in pdf format.  You will need the Adobe Acrobat Reader to view them.  If you do not already have the Reader, click on the following image:

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Family Child Care Homes


Child Care Centers


Letter of Compliance Facilities


Nonpublic Nursery Schools with MSDE-Approved Education Programs


Accredited Family Child Care Homes


Accredited Early Care and Education Facilities



Click here for Maryland State regulations (COMAR) that may apply to the programs listed above.



Child Care Licensing Inspection Results

MSDE has an online child care licensing inspection results site – http://www.CheckCCMD.org/. The site offers detailed compliance findings from inspections conducted since January 2011.  The site may also be used to search for licensed child care programs and providers, and to link to a wide variety of information about early care and education in Maryland.


Contact Information
Rolf Grafwallner, Ph.D., Assistant State Superintendent
Division of Early Childhood Development
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  (410) 767-0335
Email:  lscott@msde.state.md.us
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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