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Celebrate Partnerships during National Principals and Head Start Awareness Month

By Malkia “Kia” McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
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UMD Researcher Develops Digital Preschool Curriculum to Improve Early Childhood Learning

By Audrey J. Hill, University of Maryland College of Education
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

By Tresa Hanna and Malkia “Kia” McLeod
Grandparents with grandson.

Moravia Park Judy Center Joins AARP Maryland and the Baltimore City Health Department to Honor Grandparents

By Malkia "Kia" McLeod
Did you know: an estimated 3 million grandparents are now ...
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Educational expert and leader Dr. Rosemarie Allen sits at the bottom of a slide on a playground.

The 2019 Maryland Family Engagement Summit

By Malkia "Kia" McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
mother and father watch over the shoulders of son and daughter as they pack their backpacks

Back to School Organizational Tips for Parents and Families

By Stephanie Turnbach, IDEALS Institute
Adults and children play and jump together on a playground

Dorchester County Judy Center Helps Children and Families Grow and Thrive

By Karyn Spellman, IDEALS Institute
For the Dorchester County Judy Center, supporting parents and families ...
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A young african american girl sits at a table in a child care program reaching for a bowl of fruit

Maryland’s CACFP Program: Serving Healthy Meals, One Child and Adult at a Time

By Malkia “Kia” McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood
Three adults and two children play with games at a STEM day

Frederick County Judy Center Counteracts “Summer Slide” with Splashy STEM

By Kari McDaniel, Judy Center at Lincoln Elementary and Malkia “Kia” McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood
Judy Center coordinators and 15 volunteers worked together to engage ...
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