Public Policy

Child Care Public Policy and Advocacy

MSFCCA works on behalf of children and Providers to ensure that your needs and the needs of the children you care for are heard and responded to. To learn more about being an Advocate, visit this page frequently. You can also read the Advocacy Guide provided by Maryland Family Network and MFN Public Policy Handbook on this page. Thank you and we will see you in Annapolis!

2018 Evening in Annapolis  for Children's Advocacy - Slide Show

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2018 Legislative Session

Early Childhood Care & Learning Priorities Agenda

for January 2018 - Click Here

 MSFCCA Final Legislative Report - Click Here

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The Resources below can help answer any questions you may have about the Legislative Process and Public Policy:

Maryland General Assembly Legislative Branch of Maryland Questions - Click Here

Click Here to see an overview of the Legislative Process from the General Assembly.

Guide to Legislative Documents - Click Here

Guide to Legislative Lingo - Click Here

WHO REPRESENTS ME ?

Click Here to find out who represents you and your business. On the right hand corner at the top of the page there is a link that says "Who represents me?" Click on it, when the menu box opens up, put in your street address and zip code. After that a page will open that shows you all of Legislators who represent you. Click on each name and a page will open where you can find out all about them, including their contact information.

Code of Maryland Regulations (COMAR) - Click Here

Maryland Register Online - Click Here

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Office of Child Care:

Steven Hicks
Assistant State Superintendent
Phone: 410-767-0335 • Toll Free: 1-877-605-1539
410.333.6442 (TTY/TDD)
Jennifer Nizer
Office of Child Care Director
Phone: 410-767-7128
Email: jennifer.nizer@maryland.gov

Child Care Regulations -Click Here

Child Care Demographics 2017 Report - Click Here

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NACCRRA Mailing List

The National Association of Child Care Resources & Referral Agencies maintains an informative mailing list concerning any and all legislation facing Congress. To become a part of that mailing list, you can visit the NACCRRA site for more information, or simply complete the registration form.

National Public Policy

Below is a list of organizations that work to better the opportunities available for children in Child Care, Education and more.

Previous Legislative Sessions:

Maryland Family Network:

Commission on Innovation and Excellence (Kirwan Commission)