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Who is Kacey?

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

What is 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.

What is 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.

Kacey in the Community

Maryland EXCELS connects with families and providers at community events throughout the state.

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

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