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Explore and Learn

A New Achievement for Accredited Programs!

We are constantly seeking feedback from our early childhood and school-age community. One program suggested that we include an achievement for accredited programs so that families who use the Find

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TIPS! Family Engagement

Research shows us that children tend to do better when programs engage families in supporting their children’s learning at home. Family engagement goes beyond basic communication with families. It requires

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In the Spotlight: Mt. Hebron Nursery School

A true story of coming full circle, Amy Schroeder first became associated with her center as a parent. She explains, “After my children moved on to kindergarten, I missed this

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Kaplan Early Learning Company Shopping Spree

Maryland EXCELS is happy to announce a collaboration with Kaplan Early Learning Company to provide a $2,500 shopping spree to two winners, one Family Child Care Provider and one Child

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15 Nap Time Albums You’ll Enjoy

What a busy day! You have been busy with reading stories, completing activities and playing outside– now you’re getting ready to put all of the children down their nap time. This time

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