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Outreach and Support to Hispanic Providers

Under contracts with the MSDE Division of Early Childhood Development (DECD), certain programs provide support, training, and technical assistance to Spanish-speaking child care providers and potential providers. Spanish providers are informed about the specifics in child care such as health, safety, child development, and state licensing process through training, technical assistance and other outreach methods.

The following is a list of programs under contract with DECD to provide outeach and support to Hispanic providers:
  • Centro Familia
  • Instituto de Educación
  • Centro de la Communidad

Contact Information
Linda Zang, Chief, Collaboration and Program Improvement Branch

Division of Early Childhood Development
Maryland State Department of Education

200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  (410) 767-0140
Email:  lzang@msde.state.md.us
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
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