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MdAA needs YOU!

Our members represent the brightest and the best in our field! Please consider lending your experience, talents and guidance by joining a committee or volunteering on a work group. For more information, call Sharon Vance at (410)549-6494.

Feedback Opportunity for Maryland EXCELS

Maryland EXCELS is in the process of revising the standards based on experience and feedback from participants and stakeholders.  The new standards are not yet in effect, but are being made available for comment between now and April 26th.  Please take some time to provide your thoughts in the survey links below. Greetings Early Childhood and School Age Stakeholders! The important project of amending the Maryland EXCELS Standards based on feedback we have received from providers, programs, and others […]

The President’s Budget Proposal and AfterSchool

About two weeks ago, the Office of Management and Budget released “America First A Budget Blueprint to Make America Great Again.”  It is a 62 page document that outlines the administration’s priorities for the upcoming budget process.  It is not law yet, but it will guide legislators in the upcoming budget process. Normally, as afterschool professionals, we might be too busy with our work and every day living to take much notice of such a […]

#I’m4Kids

Register now, and plan to join us in Annapolis on January 30th for an Evening of Children’s Advocacy. Feel free to share, tweet and otherwise spread the word!

Happy New Year!

We have high hopes for 2017 and look forward to all of the new opportunities a new year brings.  Check out our brand new eNews for all the latest about MdAA and AfterSchool in Maryland! http://us14.campaign-archive1.com/?u=eddcc5cb4637d4baec642f289&id=817f5872eb

Register now for the 2017 Evening in Annapolis for Children’s Advocacy

See information and registration link below! Dear Early Education Professional: Registration is now open for the annual Evening in Annapolis for Children’s Advocacy on Monday, January 30, 2017.  You may register here.  The form will not allow you to register multiple people.  Each person who wants to attend must register individually with their home address to be able to identify their Maryland Legislative District and their state Senator and Delegates. Registration will close as soon […]

New Name and Bright Future!

For twenty-one years you have known us as the Maryland School-Age Child Care Alliance, or simply MSACCA. Over time the profession has grown, things have changed, and afterschool has become so much more than child care. With all that has happened, we figured we needed a change too! At our statewide conference on October 1, 2016 we announced our new name and revealed the new logo.  We are now called the Maryland AfterSchool Association (MdAA). […]

Keeping up with Advocacy

As always, we look to our partners at Maryland Family Network to keep us updated on local, state, and federal public policy issues related to child care.  Dates for this year’s public policy meetings have been posted on the MFN website, along with meeting summaries and other important information.  We highly recommend joining the MFN email list so that you receive important advocacy information and can take action in a timely manner.