Early Education Programs

    Explore a variety of early education programs to support children and families at home, at school, and in the community. Opportunities include everything from family development support and early intervention services, to summer and afterschool programs. 


    Advocates for Children and Youth
    ACY protects the rights of children in all aspects of health, justice, education and welfare—improving the social sphere for each of Maryland’s children. 

    Baltimore City Head Start
    Learn about a federally funded pre-school and family development program that provides quality, comprehensive early intervention services to low income children and families.

    Child First Authority
    The Child First Authority supports youth by strengthening and reforming schools and is committed to closing the opportunity gap for children in Baltimore City by providing high quality afterschool and in-school programs.

    Enoch Pratt Free Library
    Look to local public libraries for fun learning programs and rewarding activities for kids and teens.

    Judy Centers
    Child Care and Family Education Centers provide a central location for early childhood education and support services for children birth through Kindergarten and their families. 

    Maryland State Department of Education: Early Childhood Education
    Visit the state's early childhood development site for valuable articles, links to programs, and information about early learning requirements. The site is for families, child care providers and PreK-grade 2 audiences. 

    The Y of Central Maryland
    Find just what you’re looking for at the Y! Explore a wide variety of programs and services for children and teens, including summer, before and afterschool programs, camps, preschool and sports activities.

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    Maryland Public Television Corporation for Public Broadcasting Annie E. Casey Foundation Wide Angle Youth Media