H&H has formed a partnership with MSDE and EXCELS in a Free Training to learn about EXCELS and get registered on the same NIGHT!! This training also counts for 2 Hours of Professionalism.
Information found on the MSDE website:
Maryland EXCELS (EXcellence Counts in EarlyLearning and School-age Child Care) is a voluntaryTiered Quality Rating and Improvement System that recognizes the accomplishments of early childhood and "school-age only" programs and providers through a set of standards with 5 levels that offer a pathway to high-quality. Maryland EXCELS provides information to families on choosing high-quality child care and education programs and articulates to the public the level of quality in early and school-age only child care and education programs. More than 30 states have developed quality rating and improvement systems and most states are in some phase of development.
The Maryland State Department of Education, in partnership with the Johns Hopkins University Center for Technology in Education, has developed the Maryland EXCELS websitehttp://www.marylandexcels.org/. The website serves a variety of purposes: