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Our members represent the brightest and the best in our field! Please consider lending your experience, talents and guidance by joining a committee or volunteering on a work group. For more information, call Sharon Vance at (410)549-6498.

Important Information Regarding Fingerprint Reimbursement

MSDE has asked us to share this important information regarding reimbursement procedures for fingerprinting.  In order for everyone to be reimbursed in a timely manner, they are asking for our assistance.  Please read the following information and be certain you are sending the correct documentation. As of February 1, we will no longer accept an incomplete invoice, or any invoice that does not contain all of the required information that is on the one I’ve attached.  […]

2018 Evening for Children’s Advocacy in Annapolis

Registration is now open!  We encourage all of our friends and members to take advantage of this opportunity to have our voices heard in our state capital.  Special information regarding registration and earning Professional Activity Units is contained in the letter below.  Hope to see you there!  Here is a link to the registration page: Dear Early Education Professional: Registration is now open for the annual Evening in Annapolis for Children’s Advocacy on Monday, January […]

Important Information About Reimbursement for Fingerprinting

If you, or your program, have never had payment from the State before and are not in the statewide FMIS system, you will need to submit a W-9 form with the reimbursement packet or your payment will be delayed until the form is on file. If you receive Child Care Subsidy payments, Credential Bonuses, Grant payments, or Tax Returns through direct deposit from the state to your bank account, you are in the FMIS system.  […]

New Background Check Information

New Background Check Requirements Last week we received information from MSDE that the new fingerprinting and background check procedures have started and there are several things you should know: ALL child care providers not printed in the previous five (5) years need to be fingerprinted NOW. Providers printed within the last five (5) years please follow the schedule posted on the MSDE website. (The link is at the end of this article.) Providers printed on […]

September 2017 eNews is available!

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New Name and Bright Future!

For twenty-one years you have known us as the Maryland School-Age Child Care Alliance, or simply MSACCA. Over time the profession has grown, things have changed, and afterschool has become so much more than child care. With all that has happened, we figured we needed a change too! At our statewide conference on October 1, 2016 we announced our new name and revealed the new logo.  We are now called the Maryland AfterSchool Association (MdAA). […]