Meet Kacey–Maryland EXCELS Quality Koala

Who is Kacey:

Kacey, the Maryland EXCELS Quality Koala, engages families and helps them understand the importance of quality child care and early education.

Maryland EXCELS:

Maryland EXCELS is a resource to help families find high-quality child care and early education programs. These programs exceed state regulations and are committed to providing high-quality services to meet your child’s unique needs.

Learn more about Maryland EXCELS.

You can use the Find A Program tool to search for quality programs in your area.

Maryland EXCELS Quality:

The programs in Maryland EXCELS provide the strong foundation that children need to succeed in school and in life. Quality child care and early education is more than caring for children’s basic needs. Maryland EXCELS programs consider each child’s needs and treat families as partners in their child’s care and education.

Learn more about what quality means.


Follow Kacey @MarylandEXCELS for valuable tips and information about child care and early education.

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Kacey shares activities and mealtime questions for families with young children to do at home!

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