WHO WE ARE

Advocating for Maryland Family Child Care Providers through Education and Collaboration since 1983.

MSFCCA has given members a voice in all issues relating to family child care and the children in their care.

 

Through these partnerships, MSFCCA is one of the few state associations nationwide that has consistently been asked to provide input regarding regulatory review and changes in the profession.

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Our Mission & Vision

 

MISSION

The mission of the Maryland State Family Child Care Association is to educate, unify and advocate to strengthen the profession of family child care; enriching the lives of providers, children, families and communities.

 

VISION

We envision MSFCCA as leaders and experts that empower and support family child care providers with continual professional growth, networking opportunities, and collaborative relationships with stakeholders in order to strengthen and enrich Family Child Care.

Goals & Purposes

 

WE ARE COMMITTED:

  • To support local associations and other associates which make up the membership of the MSFCCA.

  • To represent family child care providers by educating and advising legislators, regulators, and the public on child care and early childhood issues.

  • To encourage all providers to be knowledgeable of and comply with the rules governing child care in Maryland.

  • To promote quality training that will enhance the professional skills of providers and promote Best Practice in the Profession.

  • To collaborate with other organizations to advocate for the benefit of child care providers and children.

  • To build leadership within our membership.

Our Values

 

WHAT WE WORK TO ACHIEVE:

  • We strive to achieve transparency in our decision making to engender the trust of the provider community.

  • Promote leadership development to reflect the diversity of the field.

  • We value the inputs of our local associations and encourage open communication.

  • We honor our responsibility in acquiring and relaying pertinent information from governing bodies, stakeholders and advocates.