Professional Development


Maine Roads to Quality Professional Development Network works with stakeholders across Maine to promote and support professionalism in the early care and education field.

MRTQ PDN consists of a partnership between the Cutler Institute of Health and Social Policy at the University of Southern Maine, the University of Maine Center for Community Inclusion and Disability Studies, and the University of Maine Department of Psychology.

Required Health and Safety Training!

The Child Care and Development Block Grant (CCDBG, also known as Child Care Development Fund, or CCDF) Reauthorization of 2014 requires that as of September 30, 2017, all practitioners caring for children and youth receiving CCDF subsidy will have completed a basic health and safety training covering ten specific health and safety-related topics.  Please click here for more information.