Choosing Quality

Maryland EXCELS understands that finding quality, affordable child care is important to Maryland families. That’s why we’ve created the Find a Program tool to guide families with their search.

When you choose a Maryland EXCELS program, you are selecting a program that exceeds state licensing requirements and is committed to continuous quality improvement and providing quality care for your child. For valuable guidance to help you choose quality care for your child, visit Tips for Finding Child Care.

You can also watch our Tips for Choosing Quality video series to learn how to select the right program for your child.

Tips for Finding Child Care

Understanding Maryland EXCELS Quality Rating Levels