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E-Learning Continues

E-Learning Continues   Connections with children and families will continue through the technology approach implemented over this past month. What a partnership between staff and parents to keep the home/school relationship strong! Parents are doing an incredible job juggling so many responsibilities during this challenging time.   Our Educare and Skowhegan childcare programs remain closed […]

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We Are Educare Strong!

Since making the tough (but right) decision to close the doors of Educare two weeks ago, I have been humbled by the response of our devoted staff. From day one they sprang into action. Educare staff on all levels have been working non-stop to assure we stay as connected as possible with our children, families […]

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Educare Central Maine COVID-19 Update: March 24, 2020

To our Children & Families and our many Community Partners, In order to support efforts to contain the spread of COVID-19 and to ensure the health and safety of our enrolled children/families, staff and partners, our direct service operations will remain closed through April 26, 2020, pending any further situation updates. Following the Center for […]

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Educare Central Maine COVID-19 Update: March 16, 2020

To: Educare Central Maine Families From: Rhonda Kaiser, School Director Earlier I shared Educare Central Maine’s increased protocols to protect against the spread of COVID-19. As you know, this situation is changing by the hour.  After thoughtful consideration a decision has been made to close all Educare classrooms. At this time, Educare Central Maine will be closed from […]

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Laurie Lachance Writes About Benefits of Early Childhood Care

Educare Central Maine board member, Laurie Lachance, has a column in the Kennebec Journal and Morning Sentinel talking about the “growing recognition of the value of investing in quality early childhood programs.” “Laurie Lachance is a valuable member of the Educare Central Maine Board of Directors. A partner and an advocate, her knowledge and leadership […]

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Commissioner and Staff at Educare

Laura Fortman, Department of Labor Commissioner, and staff members Ginny Carroll and Jessica Picard visited Educare Central Maine in Waterville today for a tour and to discuss the important ways that the workforce and access to childcare are intertwined. “We were so excited to have the Commissioner at Educare! We had a great discussion about […]

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Educare Central Maine at ECE Conference

Educare Central Maine is excited to partner with Maine colleagues to host Maine’s 2019 Statewide Early Childhood Education Conference! Educare has several presenters and participants. Check out conference details here: maineaeyc.org/registration/bangor2019ececonference

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Educare Families at Alfond Scholarship Celebration

There was excitement in the Blaine House gardens on August 27th as 29 Educare Central Maine families joined the Alfond Scholarship Celebration. At the event, families learned more about the scholarship program which gives every baby born in Maine $500 toward a college fund. Since 2013, 100,000 children have received the scholarship — a $50 […]

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Educare and KVCAP’s Child & Family Services to Launch First4 AmeriCorps Project

For Immediate Release Educare and KVCAP’s Child & Family Services to launch First4 AmeriCorps Project August 6, 2019 Waterville, Maine – The Corporation for National and Community Service (CNCS) has awarded $152,209 in AmeriCorps funding to provide member opportunities to work in infant and preschool classrooms throughout the Kennebec Valley Community Action Program (KVCAP) service […]

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