Early Childhood Education
The Macks Center for Jewish Education offers early childhood professional development programs that help Jewish schools enhance their quality by offering staff training, consultation, classroom observation, director coaching and more.
jPLAY – Six diverse Baltimore Jewish early childhood programs are working with CJE to provide the best possible educational experience for young students. Together, these schools are working to receive Maryland State Department of Education Accreditation. At the end of several years of training, and achieving best practices, these schools will be ranked among the top early childhood education programs in the state.
If your school is interested in applying for MSDE accreditation and would like to be part of jPLAY, please contact DJ Schneider Jensen at email@example.com or 410-735-5021.
Maryland EXCELS (QRIS) – CJE works with schools to navigate the Maryland EXCELS program, a voluntary state program that recognizes excellence in child care centers and preschools. Learn more>>
Maryland Childcare Credential Program - The Maryland Childcare Credential Program recognizes child care providers who go beyond the requirements of State licensing and registration regulations. The program provides stipends of up to $1,000 per year plus full college tuition toward any level degree in early childhood education. Additionally, the credential program provides up to $400 per year toward other related professional development opportunities.
For more information about CJE’s early childhood education services and programs, please contact DJ Schneider Jensen at firstname.lastname@example.org or 410-735-5021.