Welcome to Maryland EXCELS! We have a variety of resources to help you get started and to support your journey for continuous quality improvement.

Questions about your program’s Maryland EXCELS Quality Rating or using these materials? Contact a member of our Support Team or email info@marylandexcels.org.

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Maryland EXCELS Quick Guides
Checklists and guides to meeting the requirements for quality ratings 1-3…
Definitions of common terms for Maryland EXCELS and Maryland Accreditation…
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Using a Tutorial
Maryland EXCELS tutorials provide easy to follow, step-by-step instructions to support …
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Maryland EXCELS Toolkit
The Toolkit provides information and resources to support programs in making quality….
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Find a Program
The Find a Program Directory is a free service to help families find quality, affordable child…
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Maryland EXCELS Bonuses
Bonuses are available for all eligible child care programs…