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Quality Time with Kacey, image of a koala wearing a Maryland EXCELS T-shirt, sitting in front of a clock

Quality Time with Kacey: Provider Appreciation Week

Activities for Child Care Provider Appreciation Week: May 4-8 For Child Care Provider Appreciation Week, Kacey the Quality Koala and Maryland EXCELS shared new activities to do with your child

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Quality Time with Kacey, image of a koala wearing a Maryland EXCELS T-shirt, sitting in front of a clock

Quality Time with Kacey: Week of April 27-May 1

Activities and Questions for the Week of April 27-May 1 Kacey the Quality Koala and Maryland EXCELS have been sharing daily fun and educational activities and mealtime discussion questions for

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Quality Time with Kacey, image of a koala wearing a Maryland EXCELS T-shirt, sitting in front of a clock

Quality Time with Kacey: Week of April 21-24

Activities and Questions for the Week of April 21-24 Kacey the Quality Koala and Maryland EXCELS have been sharing daily fun and educational activities and mealtime discussion questions for families

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Kacey the Quality Koala for Maryland EXCELS says to discover a fun activity to do each day during the Week of the Young Child

Celebrate Week of the Young Child™ 2020

Maryland EXCELS and the National Association for the Education of Young Children (NAEYC®) are celebrating the Week of the Young Child™ (WOYC), April 11 – 17, 2020. Kacey the Quality

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Maryland EXCELS provider Pamela Funderburk sits holding an infant and her arm around a little boy.

Provider Spotlight: Pamela Funderburk

Pamela Funderburk doesn’t make a distinction between caring for children and running her child care business–the children are the reason she’s in business. Funderburk, who has been a family child

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