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Employment Opportunities

Early Childhood Training Content Developer - Independent Contractor

APPLES for Children, Inc. is an approved training organization through Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE), Office of Child Care.   Individuals interested in developing professional development opportunities on behalf of APPLES are considered independent contractors and must understand children, child development, the business of child care, and how to utilize resources that reflect current early childhood research.

If you are interested in developing training please review the TRAINING DEVELOPMENT MANUAL for specific details.

Click here to download the Training Development Notice of Interest form

Click here to download the Training Proposal Planning Template 

          Click here to download the Training Proposal Evaluation Rubric

          Click here to download a SAMPLE Training Proposal Planning Template

Current Rate of Pay

$300 for a complete and approved 2 hour training

$500 for a complete and approved 3 hour training


Early Childhood Trainer - Independent Contractor

APPLES for Children, Inc. seeks individuals interested in facilitating both in-person and virtual training on an as needed basis.

Trainers MUST meet COMAR 13a.14.08.05.htm to be considered.

  • Bachelors degree in Early Childhood Education or related field
  •  At least 4 years of experience working in a child care setting directly with children


  • Completion of Train-the-Trainer approved course (click here for approved courses)
  • Attendance at MSDE trainer orientation (click here to access orientation dates)

Individuals may express their interest by emailing [email protected]