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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.

As of January 1, 2020, registration will not be available for the following courses to allow for required site maintenance. Course registration will reopen in September 2020.

    • Child Care Directors: Understanding Your Roles and Responsibilities
    • Your Career as a Child Care Center Aide

Questions
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

2020 Online Courses

Course Title

Cost

Clock Hours

Course Format

Status

Developmental Screening Overview $45 4 COK Clock Hours Self-Paced Open Enrollment
Family Child Care Preservice Series - Understanding Child Development $45 4 COK Clock Hours Self-Paced Open Enrollment
Family Child Care Preservice Series - Curriculum Development $45 4 COK Clock Hours Self-Paced Open Enrollment
Family Child Care Preservice Series - Creating a Safe and Healthy Family Care Program $45 4 COK Clock Hours Self-Paced Open Enrollment
Family Child Care Preservice Series - Building an Inclusive Program $45 4 COK Clock Hours Self-Paced Open Enrollment
Family Child Care Preservice Series - Professionalism: Owning Your Own Business $45 4 COK Clock Hours Self-Paced Open Enrollment
Family Child Care Preservice Series - Building Community Connections $45 4 COK Clock Hours Self-Paced Open Enrollment
Wellness Policies in Your Child Care Center $30 3 COK Clock Hours Self-Paced Open Enrollment