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Maryland EXCELS: Next Steps

Wherever you are in the Maryland EXCELS process; newly enrolled, ready to renew, or ready to achieve a higher level, this workshop will help you assess your current position and set realistic short and long term goals aligned with the Maryland EXCELS standards.

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Maryland EXCELS: Getting to Level 2

In this workshop participants will become familiar with Maryland EXCELS Standards and will learn how to interpret them. Participants will also learn how to meet level 2 criteria.

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Developmentally Appropriate Practice for Infants and Toddlers

Participants will be able to define “developmentally appropriate practice” and describe how this term applies to infant and toddler care. Participants will be able to plan daily routines and experiences (curriculum) that support infant and toddler development throughout the day.

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Maryland EXCELS: Getting to Level 2

In this workshop participants will become familiar with Maryland EXCELS Standards and will learn how to interpret them. Participants will also learn how to meet level 2 criteria.

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Early Learning Assessment Training (ELA)

The Early Learning Assessment (ELA) is a formative assessment tool intended for use by early childhood educators of children 3 to 6 years of age. It is an ongoing process of observations performed by the educator to gather information on how a child is developing over time.

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Maryland EXCELS: Level 3: The Benefits of Aiming for Higher Quality

In this workshop participants will analyze the documentation needed for level 3 in each of the five content areas, explore the process of self-assessment and design an effective program improvement plan. Participants will also evaluate the benefits of Tiered Reimbursement.

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Express Yourself!

During this training, participants will explore how they can use common daily activities to extend and promote pre-literacy skills and encourage the development of a positive self-image. Participants will create a plan to incorporate engaging art, music & movement, and storytelling activities that will strengthen pre-literacy skills and provide all children with the opportunity to express themselves in a free and meaningful manner.

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Maryland EXCELS: Level 3: The Benefits of Aiming for Higher Quality

In this workshop participants will analyze the documentation needed for level 3 in each of the five content areas, explore the process of self-assessment and design an effective program improvement plan. Participants will also evaluate the benefits of Tiered Reimbursement.