Program Associate Together/Juntos Early Childhood Project

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 The Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium, Inc. (MAEC) was founded in 1991 as an education non-profit dedicated to increasing access to equitable educational opportunities so all students can learn and achieve at high levels. Its mission is to promote excellence and equity in education to achieve social justice. MAEC provides technical assistance and professional training for state department personnel, public school administrators, teachers, and families on a wide range of issues related to equity, including those centered on race, ethnicity, national origin, language, religion, and gender.

As part of its growing portfolio of projects, MAEC operates the Center for Education Equity, which is a technical assistance center funded by the Department of Education, serving the Mid-Atlantic and Northeast regions, and the new state family engagement center, funded by the Department of Education, titled the Collaborative Action for Family Engagement Center (CAFE).  MAEC is also pleased to announce Together/Juntos (TJ) a subcontract from the Division of Early Childhood, Maryland State Department of Education Preschool Development Grant from the US Department of Health and Human Services.


MAEC is looking to hire a dynamic professional who will work as part of the TJ team in providing technical assistance and training to assist Maryland State Department of Education in their efforts to improve early childhood services and outcomes in Maryland. This project addresses the needs of all young children but has a specific focus on equity for children who are vulnerable or underserved including English Language Learners, students with disabilities, low-income children and/or who live in rural areas.


  • Assist in conducting needs assessment activities including document review, conducting focus groups, and other related activities
  • Assist in providing technical assistance and coaching in the development of Maryland’s strategic plan for early childhood education
  • Conceptualize, designs, and delivers technical assistance and training to promote culturally responsive, early childhood practices in early childhood
  • Conceptualize, designs, and delivers training for parents of racially, culturally, and linguistically diverse backgrounds
  • Work collaboratively with MAEC leadership and staff to ensure high quality services, products, and trainings
  • Model and participates in a highly supportive and collaborative team environment
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Knowledge and experience in culturally responsive early childhood education practices
  • Knowledge and experience of effective practices working with English Learners in the early childhood years
  • Extensive experience and comfort working with racially, culturally, and socioeconomically diverse communities and multiple stakeholders, including school and district personnel, policymakers, community leaders, and families
  • Experience in group facilitation and/or conducting focus groups
  • Demonstrated commitment to MAEC’s guiding principles
  • Proven ability to build and leverage relationships with diverse audiences and partners
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills
  • Strong computer and technology skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Docs, and interest in and ability to learn new platforms
  • Flexible schedule, including willingness to travel.


  • Graduate degree in education, related field, or equivalent experience
  • 8-10 years of experience in the field of early childhood education
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred


Compensation will be commensurate with experience. MAEC offers a competitive benefits package including health, vision, dental insurance, and a 401K retirement program.


Please send your resume and cover letter to Both the cover letter and resume must be sent as attachments and not in the body of the e-mail. Also, please use “Application: Together/Juntos Program Associate” as the subject of your e-mail.




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