Check here for resources on COVID-19 for the early childhood education and child care provider community.
- Maryland Family Network. June 2020. Caring During COVID: The Impact of the Pandemic on Maryland Child Care Providers.
- MDAEYC. May 2020. From the Front Lines: The Ongoing Effect of the Pandemic on Child Care in Maryland.
- MDAEYC. March 2020. Child Care in Crisis: Understanding the Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic in Maryland. Summarizes Maryland results of national child care provider survey of impacts on COVID-19 on operating programs.
- MSDE, Division of Early Childhood. Child Care in Maryland During COVID-19 State of Emergency.
- April 7, 2020. FAQs Coronavirus Guidance for Child Care Settings.
- NAEYC. March 17, 2020. Child Care in Crisis: Understanding the Effects of the Coronavirus Pandemic. Summarizes results of national child care provider survey of impacts on COVID-19 on operating programs.
- NAEYC. March 15, 2020. Child Care is Essential and Needs Emergency Support to Survive.
- March 19, 2020. Sign-on Letter to Congress from State Organizations in Support of Increased Child Care Funding for Coronavirus Crisis.
- NIEER. Resources for Early Childhood Policymakers on Preventing and Preparing for Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).
Educational Resources for Educators and Families
- Early Learning Nation. A parent’s guide to surviving COVID-19: 8 strategies to keep children healthy and happy.
On-line content for remote learning
These are resources you may want to share with families to use with children who are social distancing at home. Parents and caregivers interacting directly with the children in their care is the best learning environment for young children; however, families may benefit from additional resources to use as supplemental content.