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How MAEC is Responding During COVID-19 Pandemic

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We want you to know that at MAEC we remain dedicated to ensuring that all students have access to high-quality, effective, and equitable education. No matter how long it takes to get through this, our team will be working with educators, policymakers, community partners, and families to provide essential support and resources. Everyone feels the… Read More »

Education Equity & Coronavirus

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As school leaders revisit their emergency plans, The Education Trust – New York has developed six specific steps schools should explore in order to promote instructional equity and preserve student well-being if schools close.

March Effective Practices Webinar: The 2020 Census and Equity – Why It Matters and How You Can Help

The 2020 Census is upon us! This year’s Census will have broad political implications for the next ten years on everything from funding for Title 1 and food assistance programs to school district boundaries. In the past, populations that have been underserved have been undercounted and thus not fully represented. Now, more than ever, it’s… Read More »

OCR Webinar on Sexual Violence in Public Schools

As you may be aware, on February 26, 2020, the Office for Civil Rights (OCR) launched a new civil rights enforcement initiative to combat the troubling rise of sexual assault in K-12 public schools.  One aspect of this initiative involves raising awareness of the issue of sexual assault in K-12 schools, including making information available to educators,… Read More »

Save the date Sept. 23: 2020 Equity Institute -Count Us In: Advancing Equity in Rural Schools and Communities

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Join CEE, in partnership with the U.S. Department of Education Office for Civil Rights in Philadelphia and West Virginia University, as we learn about rural education communities and draw inspiration from their resilience, resourcefulness, and commitment to finding solutions. It is time we finally do what rural America has been asking for a long time. Count… Read More »

Seeking a New Associate Director of Operations!

MAEC is looking for a dynamic individual to serve as the Associate Director of Operations for our Center for Education Equity (CEE). The main purpose of this position is to provide day to day supervision over CEE’s programmatic activities. In addition, this position requires the development and delivery of customized professional development and technical assistance… Read More »

New Report from the Center for Education Equity at MAEC Provides Strategies for Schools Serving Recently Arrived Students

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Five “Bright Spot” Schools in Maine, Kentucky, New York, and Vermont Profiled A new report released by MAEC’s Center for Education Equity describes effective practices learned from five schools that serve “newcomers,” K-12 students who have recently immigrated to the United States. The “bright spot” schools highlighted in Creating New Futures for Newcomers: Lessons from… Read More »

MAEC Awarded Grant to Codify Its Equity-based Continuous Improvement Model

The Model Design and Initiation Grants are funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation BETHESDA, MD — January 21, 2020– MAEC is honored to be one of the first recipients of a Model Design and Initiation (MDI) grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. The MDI grants are awarded to organizations to improve… Read More »

MAEC’s Together Juntos and MSDE Work Together to Release a Strategic Plan to Strengthen Maryland’s Early Childhood Systems

BETHESDA, MD — NOVEMBER 27, 2019 —  Together Juntos (TJ), a program of MAEC, Inc., worked with MSDE to draft a strategic plan to strengthen Maryland’s early childhood system. The Together Juntos team first conducted a needs assessment through town hall meetings, surveys, document reviews, and focus group discussions. More than 1,281 stakeholders participated.  Following… Read More »

Diversity by Design – a Community of Practice (SES-CoP) on Socio-Economic Integration

Students thrive when they learn in culturally and economically diverse environments. But many districts are unsure how to systematically create diverse learning opportunities for all their students.

New Positions Open at MAEC

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The Mid-Atlantic Equity Consortium, Inc. offers a collegial and stimulating work environment; challenging, innovative and meaningful projects; and the opportunity to work with professionals who are well-regarded in their fields of expertise. MAEC’s core values are excellence, equity, integrity, innovation, and synergy. We seek dynamic and knowledgeable individuals to join us in our mission to… Read More »

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