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September 2017 eNews is available!

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Fall Conference Registration OPENS TODAY!

Registration opens today for our 2017 Fall Conference:  Solving the AfterSchool Puzzle – One Quality Piece at a Time The 2017 MdAA Fall Conference will be a little different this year.  Participants can still expect high quality workshops and opportunities to network with colleagues, but they will happen in a new location and on a weekday this year. Due to policy changes and construction at Howard Community College, we are no longer able to hold […]

Fall Conference Registration Opens Next Week!

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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 […]


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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!

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). […]