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

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GREAT NEWS! Educare chosen for the Hannaford Cause Bag program in October!

We are elated to share that Educare Central Maine has been chosen by the Waterville-Elm Plaza Hannaford as the latest beneficiary of the Hannaford Cause Bag program! Every time the reusable Hannaford Helps...
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Maine Head Start Report: 2017

The state of Maine has sixteen Head Start grantees, operating eleven Head Start (HS) programs, three American Indian & Alaska Native Head Start (AIAN HS) programs, and thirteen Early Head Start (EHS)...
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Maine's Technical Assistance Competencies

In late June 2017, nearly 70 technical assistance (TA) professionals from a wide range ofdisciplines who support Maine's diverse early childhood workforce, gathered in Hallowell, ME for the rollout of...
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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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