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Three preschoolers build a block tower together.

Celebrating Your Child’s First Teacher: You!

By Melissa Carey
As a parent, you may have heard this phrase several ...
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Two young boys play with dishes and other kitchen items at a table in their classroom.

Good Old-Fashioned Fun in the Digital Age

By Malkia “Kia” McLeod and Tresa Hanna
Do you remember life before the internet, mobile phones, and ...
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Dr. Karen Salmon, Maryland State Superintendent of Schools, speaks at Maryland Family Network's first Strengthening Families Maryland Parent Cafe Conference.

Strengthening Families Maryland Parent Café Conference

By Gail Guillard, Family Support Training Director and Strengthening Families Coordinator, Maryland Family Network
A young child at Loyola Early Learning Center learns about good brushing habits by practicing on a stuffed crocodile.

New Preschool Program Focuses on Family Engagement

By Erica Meadows, Director, Loyola Early Learning Center
National Head Start Awareness Month

Bring a Principal to Your Head Start Center

Office of Head Start
Join the Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Early ...
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Gentle Transition Tips for parents of young children - ayoung girl holds her parent's hand and looks up to them as they walk into a classroom

Gentle Transitions: Signs Reminding Parents are Everywhere

Tresa Hanna and Malkia “Kia” McLeod
As the days grow shorter, the signs suddenly appear everywhere: ...
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MSDE leaders pose with the Maryland Families Engage poster

The 2018 Maryland Family Engagement Summit

Malkia “Kia” McLeod
Registration for the annual Summit closed in less than a ...
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