Program Summary

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Christina Sparr is BCC’s new Director of Education

Christina Sparr is the new Director of Education for Board of Child Care. She will be overseeing the Strawbridge School and the DC Early Learning Program.

Sparr, starting her seventh year with BCC this August, filled in as the interim director during a four-month transition period beginning in April. She was previously Strawbridge’s Principal and Director of Curriculum and Professional Development since 2010.

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Are You A Hero?

Take our quiz and see if you can be a community hero!

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Back To School: Your generosity helps us 100 percent!

Summer’s end is almost here, but before thoughts turn back to multiplication tables and homework assignments, we have an amazing number of our own to share with you.

100 percent.

That’s the number of Board of Child Care residents who graduated from either our Strawbridge School or local public high schools this past June.

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Day camps become ‘the best part’ of a BCC summer

The Board of Child Care (BCC) partnered with the Baltimore-Washington Conference of the United Methodist Church (BWC). The two organizations are trading the use of their respective facilities to benefit Baltimore city youth affected by violence as well as foster care youth BCC serves.

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Welcome to the Board of Child Care Website

In addition to learning about our programs through this website, we encourage you to get involved with BCC.  Be it signing up for our newsletter, making a donation, or simply following us on social media, we want to continue letting you know of our impact on the children and youth we serve.


Baltimore’s Health Suite Director, Moore is a graduate of Hampton University (bachelor’s degree) and University of Maryland-Baltimore (master’s degree). She spent 10 years as an intensive care nurse before coming to the Board of Child Care in 2014. Q: The Health Suite has completely transformed! You have added Registered Nurses, made the suite an everyday […]

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Moving Up and celebrating NAEYC in DC

BCC’s Early Learning Program recognizes participants, new accreditation At some point, all children are asked what they want to be when they grow up. So when BCC President and CEO Laurie Anne Spagnola heard so many of the children participating in BCC’s Early Learning Program identify as future police and firefighters, she marched along to […]

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BCC now offering trauma-informed training to community

Directors, trainers and staff will help community parents, and first responders mirror informed response techniques With the goal of teaching the community how to utilize the same techniques Board of Child Care staff employ with program participants, BCC is now teaching Trauma Informed Care (TIC) training techniques. The idea was hatched at BCC’s Eastern Shore […]

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