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RACE TO THE TOP EARLY LEARNING CHALLENGE GRANT OVERVIEW 2012 – 2015. Nine states were awarded a Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge Grant:. California, Delaware, MARYLAND , Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, Ohio, Rhode Island and Washington.

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Race to the top early learning challenge grant overview 2012 2015

RACE TO THE TOPEARLY LEARNING CHALLENGE GRANT OVERVIEW 2012 – 2015


Race to the top early learning challenge grant overview 2012 2015

Nine states were awarded a

Race to the Top - Early Learning Challenge Grant:

California, Delaware, MARYLAND, Massachusetts, Minnesota,

North Carolina, Ohio,

Rhode Island and Washington


Develop local plans for implementing maryland s rtt elc state plan

Develop local plans for implementing Maryland’s RTT-ELC state plan

Project 1

Create 24 local early childhood councils


Race to the top early learning challenge grant overview 2012 2015

Project 2Implement a Tiered Quality Rating and Improvement System for ALL Early Learning and Development Programs


Establish early childhood breakthrough centers

Project 3

Establish Early Childhood Breakthrough Centers

Community Hubs

Provide and coordinate existing services for families with children, birth to five years

Judy Center Partnerships

Establish two satellite sites at Title 1 schools

Preschool for All

Establish five sites in Title 1 attendance areas.

Coaching & Mentoring Inclusion Project

Provide coaching & mentoring to programs serving children (3-5 years of age) who have an IEP/IFSP


Revise the existing early learning standards to align with common core standards

Project 4

Revise the existing early learning standards to align with Common Core Standards.

Expand the language

program, VIOLETS, to 150 classrooms in MD EXCELS

Implement two field tests of the Preschool Science, Technology, Engineering and Math program (STEM)

Develop aGuide to Early Childhood Pedagogy to support the use of early learning standards and assessment


Race to the top early learning challenge grant overview 2012 2015

Project 5Conduct professional development to promote the use of early learning standards by all early learning and development programs.


Race to the top early learning challenge grant overview 2012 2015

Project 6

Revise Maryland’s comprehensive assessment system in early childhood, including the Maryland Model for School Readiness


Race to the top early learning challenge grant overview 2012 2015

Project 7

Child Development Innovations: Early Intervention and Prevention Programs to Support Health and Behavioral Needs

Maryland’s Early Childhood Mental Health Consultation Project

For Pediatricians

Developmental Screening for all Early Learning and Development Programs and Pediatricians

Data Collection

Social Emotional Foundations

for Early Learning


Project 8 create a coalition for family engagement

Project 8Create a Coalition for Family Engagement

Develop Maryland’s Family and Community Engagement Framework

Create Family Advisory Councils in local libraries in or near Title I school attendance areas, to include Family Information Centers and resource kits.

Expand Parent-Child Learning Parties to 25% of all early learning and development programs in Title 1 school attendance areas.

Expand Reach Out and Read program to primary care physicians and pediatricians. Distribute books and information to over 46,000 children and their families.


Project 9 workforce and leadership development

Project 9Workforce and Leadership Development

  • Conduct Leadership Learning Academies in sixty Title 1 schoolsfor pre-K through Grade 2 and early childhood educators.

  • Align the Child Care Credentialing Program with the Workforce Knowledge and Competency Framework.

  • Initiate a Maryland Approved Alternative Preparation Program for Early Childhood Education (ECE-MAAPP)

  • Develop an articulation agreement for pre-service courses between MSDE approved trainers and the state's community colleges.

  • Review the status of the Associate of Arts-Early Childhood Education Degree program and develop recommendations for the Governor's P-20 Council


Project 10 early care and education data system

Project 10Early Care and Education Data System

MD Longitudinal Data System


Rtt elc linkages with maryland excels

RTT-ELC Linkages with Maryland EXCELS

  • Early Childhood Breakthrough Center (Project 3)

  • Training and Technical Assistance

  • Quality Capacity Building

  • Local Advisory Councils (Project 1)

    • Marketing

    • Promotion

Project 2

  • Revised Early Learning Standards (Project 4)

    • Incorporate Common Core Standards

    • Expand VIOLETS and STEM

    • Develop Guide to Early Pedagogy

  • Comprehensive Assessment System

  • (Project 6)

    • Formative Assessments

    • Kindergarten Entry Assessment

  • Early Childhood Data System (Project 10)

    • Child Care Administrative Tracking System

    • Maryland Longitudinal Data System

  • Child Development Innovations (Project 7)

    • Developmental Screening

  • Coalition for Family Engagement (Project 8)

    • Customizing Family Engagement Framework for EXCELS standards


For more information

For More Information

Blog Site to Post Questions

http://mdchallengegrant.blogspot.com/

Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant

http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/MSDE/divisions/child_care/challenge

Maryland EXCELS (QRIS) Draft Standards

http://www.marylandpublicschools.org/MSDE/divisions/child_care/announce


Race to the top early learning challenge grant

Race to the Top Early Learning Challenge Grant

This project is funded under PL 111-5 and 112-10. 14005 and 14006, Division A, of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, as amended by Section 1832(B) of Division B of Public Law 112-10, the Department of Defense and Full Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011.


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