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New Center at Fayette Offers Head Start Education to 80 Baltimore Families

Once the site of the Pleasant View Day Care Center, the facility is equipped with technology to supplement learning, a Family Engagement Center where families can come together and spend time playing interactive games, and a multi-purpose room for hosting ...

Students Participated in Prestigious Disney Dreamers Academy at Walt Disney World Resort

One hundred teens from across the nation participated in Disney Dreamers Academy with Steve Harvey and Essence magazine -- a four-day, immersive and transformational mentoring program at Walt Disney World Resort in Florida which concluded this weekend.

Baltimore’s Beautiful OrchKids Garden

In collaboration with Baltimore City Public Schools and several community partners, OrchKids provides music education, instruments, academic instruction, meals, as well as performance and mentorship opportunities at no cost to students and families. OrchKids is the cornerstone of the Baltimore ...

Children Visit Dental Museum and Glimpse Future Careers

"A partnership with Baltimore City Public Schools and the Maryland Department of Health and Mental Hygiene makes possible the Title I program for public school field trips. The intent is to allow children to enjoy themselves while learning about oral ...

Early Head Start Toddlers Visit Maryland Delegates on Annapolis Day

Ten toddlers, from the Anne Arundel County Community Action Agency’s Early Head Start (EHS) program, joined their parents and program staff at Maryland Family Network’s Annapolis Day on February 27, 2018 at the Miller Senate Building, within the state capital ...

Montgomery County Teacher Receives Award from National Educational Nonprofit

On March 12, BELL (Building Educated Leaders for Life) presented its first annual Tiffany Cooper Gueye Educator of the Year award to Betsy Perry at Harmony Hills Elementary School in Silver Spring, Md.

Grief Camp Helps Area Kids Cope With Loss of Loved One

“So we have Camp Kangaroo today. It’s a three-day grief camp for children, first through eighth grade. We have 25 kids here from throughout the community. It’s sponsored by the Seasons Hospice Foundation, so it’s free to every kid who ...

Three Major Ways Financial Illiteracy is Harming Americans

"America is consumed with higher education— going to college and earning a degree as the necessary means to a well-paying job. Yet with parents emphasizing the importance of academic excellence, and their children graduating and going on to successful employment, ...

Baltimore County Public Library’s Storyville Celebrating Tenth Anniversary

Storyville, the Baltimore County Public Library’s interactive early literacy and learning center, marked its tenth year in the Rosedale Branch this month. The popular toddler haven is celebrating this milestone in perfect library fashion: with a literary-themed event and fundraiser, ...

Giving our Students the Tools They Need to Thrive

For many college students, particularly those who are first in their families to attend college, the goal is simple: Do whatever it takes to earn the right to walk across that stage. It’s a glorious moment filled with tears and ...

‘Black Panther’ Showcases Power of STEM Applications

As I sat in the theater mesmerized by Marvel’s record-breaking “Black Panther,” there were so many moments and messages that filled me with an overwhelming sense of pride. The Black Girl Magic was palpable. King T’Challa was a strong, thoughtful ...

National Children’s Dental Health Month: Importance of Oral Health

February is National Children’s Dental Health Month and every February, thousands of dental organizations and providers throughout the nation take time to inform and educate the public about the importance of children’s oral health. This February, the Maryland Department of ...

Five Reasons Pre-School Years Are a Prime Time for Learning

News & Experts— Much of the discussion about education focuses on the K-12 years, but some early childhood education experts suggest serious learning can start even earlier and pay dividends for the child in years to come.

Call for Student Applicants for Summer Internships

The University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) is offering young people ages 14 to 21 the opportunity to gain work readiness skills training through summer internships.

CCBC Partners with Baltimore County Public Schools to Host College Fair 2018

Community College of Baltimore County in partnership with Baltimore County Public Schools is hosting College Fair 2018 at CCBC Catonsville and CCBC Essex during the month of March. Representatives from more than 100 universities, colleges, proprietary and military schools will ...