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Excel By 5 is an innovative early childhood community certification process focusing on a community’s young children. It emphasizes the important roles parents and early childhood educators play in the lives of children during their most formative years – birth to age 5.

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It takes ALL of us to have a “Child-Friendly” Community. Take a look at some small things you can do on a daily basis to make a big difference in a child’s life as a parent, educator and member of your community.

LATEST NEWS

Champions Tour Player Reads to School Kids in Biloxi

One pro golfer took a break from practicing for this weekend's tournament to visit a group of children in Biloxi. Esteban Toledo read a book about golfing to a group of preschool students at the ABC Child Development Center on Popps Ferry Road. Children counted golf...

Excel By 5 Names Eileen Beazley Executive Director

Excel By 5 Board President Nadine Coleman today announced that Eileen Beazley has been selected to serve as Executive Director of one of Mississippi's leading early learning advocacy and engagement organizations active in 38 communities across Mississippi. Beazley...