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About Us

Your Child is in Great Hands

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Philosophy

LCM ASP is committed to providing a warm, nurturing, safe, and loving environment for children, while also guiding them through age-appropriate activities to foster a sense of self-esteem and a love of discovery and learning. In addition, LCM ASP incorporates Christian values and biblical truths into its program.

Health & Safety

LCM ASP is also a participant in the Maryland EXCELS. Maryland EXCELS is the state's quality rating & and improvement system for licensed child care. As a participant, we accept Child Care Scholarships issued by the state.

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Certifications

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Maryland EXCELS means quality. Child care and public school programs that participate in Maryland EXCELS are committed to providing the best possible education and care.
 

High-quality child care and education builds stronger communities, supports family success, and improves student outcomes in school and in life.

Participating programs are recognized for their commitment to high-quality child care and early education. Quality ratings are available to families to help them make informed choices in
the care and education of their children.

Meet the Team

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Program Director and Teacher

Susan Haynes Brown

Meet Mrs. Susan, a highly qualified childcare director/teacher with 37 years of administrative and management experience in the federal government. Her expertise extends to child development, group program coordination, staff supervision, and effective communication with both parents and students. With a visionary outlook and a passion for children's well-being, Mrs. Brown is dedicated to providing high-quality care and ensuring the best possible childcare standards.

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Executive Director

Dwayne Hooper

Meet Minister Dwayne Hooper, the Executive Director of Largo Community Ministries, boasts nearly two decades of experience in the banking industry, including a vice president role at a major title and settlement company. His background as a Rutgers University athletic scholarship recipient with a major in Business Economics underscores his strong foundation in business and leadership. Dwayne's dedication to community service shines through his extensive civic leadership roles, making him a well-rounded and committed leader.

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Pre K - 2nd Grade Teacher

Catherine Johnson

Meet Ms. Catherine is an experienced educator with a background in teaching children from pre-kindergarten to third grade. Her ability to manage and engage with children is complemented by her remarkable interpersonal skills, creating a positive learning environment for both children and parents. With a solid background in telecommunications instruction and a commitment to maintaining high educational standards, Mrs. Johnson is a dedicated and certified childcare teacher known for her effective curriculum delivery.

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Pre K - 2nd Grade Teacher

Elaine Williams

Meet Ms. Elaine is a highly qualified childcare director/teacher with 37 years of administrative and management experience in the federal government. Her expertise extends to child development, group program coordination, staff supervision, and effective communication with both parents and students. With a visionary outlook and a passion for children's well-being, Mrs. Brown is dedicated to providing high-quality care and ensuring the best possible childcare standards.

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Financial Secretary

Linda Howard

Meet Linda, one of the two Financial Secretaries at Largo Community Church, brings nearly 40 years of experience in program management and the finance community to her role. Her diverse background includes serving as a financial secretary for a large not-for-profit, treasurer for a non-profit, board director for multiple non-profits in Maryland and Virginia, and ownership of a small tax preparation service. In addition Ms. Howard has a history of volunteer work as a reading comprehension and mathematics tutor and a strong commitment to community service.

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Substitute Teacher

Shirley Christian

Meet Ms. Shirley; a highly qualified, dedicated and passionate educator with a background in substituting for the Largo Community Ministries After School Program. Over the past 5 to 7 years, she has been committed to fostering a positive learning environment for students. Her expertise extends beyond traditional teaching as also being a trained Dance and Fitness Instructor specializing in working with young children.

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Substitute Teacher

Sandra Watson

Meet Ms. Sandi, a highly qualified childcare director/teacher with 37 years of administrative and management experience in the federal government. Her expertise extends to child development, group program coordination, staff supervision, and effective communication with both parents and students. With a visionary outlook and a passion for children's well-being, Mrs. Brown is dedicated to providing high-quality care and ensuring the best possible childcare standards.

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