a community initiative dedicated to ensuring that at least 80% of Waterville's 4th grade students read at or above proficiency level.

Welcome to Educare Central Maine!

A partnership between Waterville Public Schools, Kennebec Valley Community Action Program Early/Head Start and the philanthropic community.
 A high quality learning and development center partnering with families and communities to ensure school readiness for children birth to age five.

Preparing our children for success in Kindergarten and beyond!


News & Events

Interested in a tour of Educare Central Maine?

Interested in a tour of Educare Central Maine? Please contact Jennifer Paré by phone (207) 859-1613 or by email at jenniferp@kvcap.org          
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Early Education Narrows the Achievement Gap with Younger Starts and Longer Stays

Date Published: 03/31/2015   New research from UNC’s Frank Porter Graham Child Development Institute (FPG) reveals high-quality early education is especially advantageous for children when...
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Early Education in Maine

Rob Poindexter from WABI-TV recently aired a two-part feature on investing in early education in Maine with Educare Central Maine as a central hub from which to tell the story and need.  To view...
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