Our Annual Development Campaign and the United Way Campaign are now open!
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Please click here to see an update on our VIOLETS Program that is now being offered in select child care, Head Start and Pre-K classrooms in 100% of Maryland's jurisdictions.
Becoming a good listener is the important first step in learning to read. If your child starts school with strong listening skills, he will be able to understand more words. Learn more about our March ParentTip on Building Listening Skills.
Object permanence involves knowing that objects and people exist even though your baby can't see them. Check out the March PPOD development tips on Baby Peek-A-Boo! Healthy eyes and vision are very important for your child's development. Check out the March Health Tip on Vision Health from the University of Maryland Children's Hospital. Ready At Five, in partnership with the Division of Early Childhood Development at the Maryland State Department of Education launched a professional development program based on the quality science teaching of PEEP and the Big, Wide World. 100 early childhood classroom teachers and their administrators are expected to participate in this program that was launched on March 4th for 25 classrooms from across Maryland.