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25th Anniversary Globe

MAEC remains 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 impact of this virus, but we know that… Read More »

MAEC Stands Against Racism  

MAEC stands against racism

  Dear MAEC Community, The recent murders of George Floyd and so many others are a painful demonstration of the systemic racism and entrenched injustice that infects our country. After close to 50 years as an educator, I am outraged by these acts of violence. Enough is enough. For me this is not a political… Read More »

Celebrating Asian Pacific Islanders

The experiences, history and contributions of Americans of Asian and Pacific Islander descent should be recognized, honored, and celebrated. As an organization devoted to serving educators and education professionals, MAEC encourages educators and students to take time to expand their knowledge and awareness of the experiences and history of Asian Pacific Islanders, and to build… Read More »

The Family Room Webinar

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This week we’re welcoming back NIH’s Carla Easter. Join us as we return to the trait tree and discover more about your gene pool. Bring your own trait tree for a live demonstration. In the Question Corner: The alarming events over the past weeks have raised a critical question for parents: how do we talk to kids… Read More »

MAEC’s Distance Learning and Equity Resource Bank

25th Anniversary Globe

MAEC has expanded our website to include a section dedicated to distance learning during COVID-19. We know there is a lot of information out there already. Our goal is and has always been to address the needs of vulnerable students and their families. We are limiting the number of resources to focus on the best… Read More »

Equity Institute Postponed

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In light of the COVID-19 pandemic and our region’s efforts to prevent its spread, we have made the difficult decision to postpone the 2020 Equity Institute, Count Us In: Advancing Equity in Rural Schools and Communities, until Spring 2021. Stay tuned for upcoming resources and webinars to support our rural communities.

Recording available now! A Conversation with Students

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Missed the live event? Check out this recording and hear from students as they discuss the ways COVID-19 has affected their educational experience. Don’t lose out on this important conversation.

MAEC Awarded Grant by the Maryland Department of Health

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BETHESDA, MD — APRIL 3, 2020 —  MAEC, Inc. has been awarded a Maryland Department of Health grant to conduct a needs assessment for the Maternal and Infant Early Childhood Home Visiting Program (“MIECHV”). The grant runs through September 2020. The MIECHV statewide needs assessment is a critical and foundational resource to assist in recognizing and… 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

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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

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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 »

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