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Divisions > Early Childhood Development > Collaboration and Program Improvement
Early Childhood Program

Expansion of Early Childhood and School-Age Programs

Head Start and EEEP programs receive funding through the Division of Early Childhood Development (DECD) to expand part-time, part-day programs to make them full-day, full-year programs that meet the needs of working families. Child care programs receive funding to expand before and after-school programs to serve additional families.

The following is a list of programs receiving funding through DECD to expand early childhood or school-age programs:
  • Catholic Charities/St. Jerome's Head Start
  • Montgomery County Family Service Agency
  • Garrett County Community Action Committee
  • Caroline County Public Schools
  • Human Services Programs of Carroll County
  • ACP Intelligent Child Care
  • Frederick YMCA
  • PACT: Helping Children with Special Needs
  • Baltimore American Indian Center

Contact Information
Linda Zang, Chief, Collaboration and Program Improvement Branch
Division of Early Childhood Development
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  (410) 767-0140
Email: 

lzang@msde.state.md.us

Rolf Grafwallner, Ph.D., Assistant State Superintendent

Division of Early Childhood Development
Maryland State Department of Education

200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  410-767-0335
Email:  lscott@msde.state.md.us
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