Welcome to the Eastern Shore Child Care Resource Center!
The Eastern Shore Child Care Resource Center (ESCCRC) is a state funded agency that works with child care providers and other early educators, community organizations and families on the Shore to help promote the availability of quality child care services in Somerset, Worcester, Wicomico, Caroline, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's and Talbot counties. We are a member of the Maryland Child Care Resource Network, with funding provided by the Maryland State Department of Education through Maryland Family Network, and Salisbury University.
ESCCRC is under the direction of Dr. Chin Hsiu Chen, Associate Professor of Early Childhood Education, Department of Early and Elementary Education, Seidel School of Education at Salisbury University. Leslie Sinclair is the Project Director for ESCCRC.
ESCCRC helps early childhood professionals caring for infants, toddlers, preschoolers and school age children by providing high quality training, program resources, technical assistance and coaching. The Eastern Shore Child Care Resource Center works with all families and providers on the shore regardless of income.
- Leslie Sinclair
- Rosalie Merryweather
Technical Assistance Coordinator/Infant & Toddler Specialist
- Lynne Doeler
Training Coordinator/Early Childhood Coach
- Andrea Clymire
Early Childhood Coach/Infant & Toddler Specialist
- Guerline Desimond
Family Resource Specialist
- Carolyn Frisby
Hours of Operation
We have resumed normal working hours. Opening Hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. You will be able to reach a staff member by calling 410-543-6650.
- Please let us know if you have any questions. You can reach Teddy Edwards, Registrar at email@example.com or 410-543-6650.
- Our TA Coordinators, Rosalie Merryweather (Lower Shore) firstname.lastname@example.org and Lynne Doeler (Upper Shore) email@example.com are available to assist you by phone or video conference.
- Project Director, Leslie Sinclair, can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org . You can also keep up with us on Facebook and Twitter.
- Get the latest updates from MSDE for Child Care Providers and Parents regarding Maryland's Recovery Plan for Child Care. Go to: https://earlychildhood.marylandpublicschools.org/
- MSDE also has a Frequently Asked Questions website that has many answers to your questions!
The ESCCRC elevates the early childhood profession through cohesive professional learning opportunities, advocates for the highest quality learning environments for young children, and supports the unique needs of all families.
Salisbury Office Information
The Eastern Shore Child Care Resource Center (ESCCRC)
Suite 500, East Campus Complex
(Wayne and Power Streets)
Salisbury, Maryland 21801
Wye Mills Office Information
Eastern Shore Higher Education Center
1000 College Circle, Room # 104 B
Wye Mills MD, 21679