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Region 8 - Upper Shore Office

(Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Talbot Counties)
301 Bay Street, Suite 305
Easton, MD 21601
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Main office phone:  (410) 819-5801
Office e-mail:         occ8talb@msde.state.md.us  
Office fax:                 (410) 819-5805



Welcome to the OCC Region 8 home page!

We, the staff of OCC Region 8, would like to introduce ourselves to you!
We are:

NAME TITLE

VOICE-MAIL

Shuler, Price
Price.Shuler@msde.state.md.us
Regional Manager


410-819-5801


(Vacant)



Hill, Beth
Beth.Hill@msde.state.md.us
Office Secretary


Licensing Specialist

410-819-5801



410-819-5801

 

Klunk, Sandy
Sandy.Klunk@msde.state.md.us

 

Licensing Specialist

 

410-819-5801


Stanton, Jane
Jane.Stanton@msde.state.md.us

Licensing Specialist

410-819-5801


Sullivan, Dana
Dana.Sullivan@msde.state.md.us
Licensing Specialist

410-819-5801


Treiber, Marilyn
Marilyn.Treiber@msde.state.md.us
Licensing Specialist 410-819-5801

IMPORTANT NOTICE!  The FBI has moved to an all-electronic criminal background check (CBC) application process and no longer accepts hard-copy fingerprint cards.  Because the Maryland Criminal Justice Information System (CJIS) follows FBI guidelines, the use of hard-copy CBC applications at the State level is also being phased out.  Instead, all CBC applicants are being encouraged to submit their applications electronically.  However, hard-copy applications will still be accepted by CJIS if electronic submission is not possible.  Click here for a list of State-approved private electronic fingerprinting services and State-operated electronic fingerprinting locations.  Electronic applications may also be submitted through many State and local police agencies.  Child care programs that have their own State-certified electronic fingerprinting equipment and operators may continue to submit CBC applications.

ONLINE LICENSING INSPECTION RESULTS:
Visit the Office Child Care's online child care licensing inspection results site –
www.CheckCCMD.org!  The site offers detailed compliance findings from child care licensing inspections conducted since January 2011.  The site may also be used to find licensed child care programs and providers, and to link to a wide variety of information about early care and education in Maryland.

The Family Child Care Provider Grant Program
The Family Child Care Provider Grant Program (FCCPGP) exists to help registered family child care providers offset some of the costs of opening their child care programs.  For information about the FCCPGP, click here.

PROVIDER TRAINING (Pre-Service and Continuing):
Please visit www.mdchildcare.org to find MSDE-approved training courses, trainers, and training organizations.

NOTICE TO PARENTS AND PROVIDERS:
Maryland's Child Passenger Safety Law was changed effective October 1, 2012.  Under this change, every child under 8 years old must ride in an appropriate child restraint unless the child is 4 feet, 9 inches or taller.  Every child from 8 to 16 years old who is not secured in a child restraint must be secured in a vehicle seat belt.  If you would like to learn more about this law, or would like information on selecting or using child restraints, please call Maryland Kids in Safety Seats (Maryland KISS) at 410-767-6016 or go to www.mdkiss.org.

REGION 8 - Upcoming Events

Family Day Care - Initial and Second Orientation Sessions

For information about dates and times for initial application orientation (1st orientation) sessions, please call the Regional Licensing Office at 410-819-5801.

NOTE: All orientation sessions are held at the OCC Regional Licensing Office
Please call the Regional Licensing Office to register for orientation sessions.


UPPER SHORE HEALTH AND SAFETY TRAINING

The following nationally recognized agencies may provide Certification for First Aid:
National Safety Council
American Red Cross
American Safety Health Institute

The following agencies may provide certification for CPR:
American Red Cross
American Heart Association
American Safety Health Institute


CPR INFORMATION - ALL HAVE FEES

Kent County
Kent-Queen Anne's Hospital
Instructor - Margaret Ann Gary
410-778-3300

Caroline County
Caroline County EMS
Instructor: Brian Ebling
410-634-2673

Kenny Rogers - CPR Trainer
410-479-2504

Melissa Dixon - Caroline Co. Paramedic & Certified CPR & First Aid Instructor
410-634-2070
410-310-6615
410-479-2410 (Denton Paramedic Station - Leave a Message)

JCS Education Services
American Heart Association Instructors - CPR, AED, & First Aid
Joni Garvey - 410-754-3329
Cathy Toomey - 410-754-9748
Steve Cox - 410-754-9748

Talbot County
If you have a group of six or more people interested in Red Cross classes or to register for any classes at Chesapeake College, complete a registration form or telephone for one at 410-822-5400, 410-758-1537, or 410-228-4360, extension 410.

Easton Red Cross
410-822-2313

Talbot County EMS Instructor(s):
Jim Morris
410-822-0095
Mark Cummings
410-822-8311

Dorchester County
Dorchester General Hospital Instructor:
Barbara Bilconish - 410-228-5511, Ext. 494
Donnalee Gray -(H) 410-221-1785
(Pager) 410-221-3813

Queen Anne's County
Red Cross Instructor: Kathy Quesenberry
410-778-6068 - Home Phone
Call College for Registration - 410-822-5400

Wendy Canter - Certified CPR/First Aid Instructor
410-643-1921

Tamina Dilling - Certified CPR/First Aid Instructor
Q.A. Association Members Only
410-643-0299

All Counties
John Giotis
410-747-9168

Jill Hite - Certified CPR & First Aid Instructor
410-745-2249


This page was last revised on Jul 20, 2011


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