MSDE Clock Hours for Early Care Providers

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Welcome to Thinkport’s MSDE Clock Hours page. We offer a wide collection of early childhood online courses.

About MSDE Clock Hour Courses
Each course has been approved for Core of Knowledge clock hours by the Maryland State Department of Education Office of Child Care.  These courses support Maryland’s early care providers and educators, and help meet pre-service and continued training requirements.

Click the course titles to learn details about each course and to register.

Click the link below to download our step-by-step guide for course registration.

Guide to Thinkport Online Course Registration

If you have additional questions, contact Karla Thompson at kthompson@mpt.org

2017 Online Courses

Course Title


Clock Hours


Child Care Directors: Understanding Your Roles and Responsibilities (self-paced) $30 3 COK Clock Hours Open Enrollment
Developmental Screening Overview (self-paced) $45 4 COK Clock Hours Open Enrollment
Family Child Care Preservice Series $180 24 COK Clock Hours Coming Soon
Wellness Policies in Your Child Care Center (self-paced) $30 3 COK Clock Hours Open Enrollment
Your Career as a Child Care Center Aide (self-paced) $30 3 COK Clock Hours Open Enrollment