Maryland Philanthropy Network's Education Funders Affinity Group invites you to hear from Dr. Khalilah Harris, Managing Director of K-12 Education Policy for the Center for American Progress, and Joseph Kane, Chair of the Parent and Community Advisory Board (PCAB) of Baltimore City. Dr. Harris will begin with a primer on the gaps in federal funding and the impact on Maryland’s public schools. Dr. Harris and Mr. Kane will then engage in a conversation discussing a vision for redesigning schools that moves beyond safety precautions to a system of education that makes it possible for all children to thrive.
Join the Education Funders Affinity Group for a sharing session to learn how your peers are approaching their giving for the fall and share your takeaways. Members will discuss concerns, highlight organizations doing great work, identify potential areas for collaboration and strengthen relationships.
Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to host Dr. Sonja Santelises, Chief Executive Officer of the Baltimore City Public School System. Dr. Santelises will discuss the plan for the upcoming school year and highlight how philanthropy can best support the District’s re-opening plan.
Join City Schools, Maryland Philanthropy Network and the Fund for Educational Excellence, for the second of a two-part stakeholder engagement series to discuss details of the district’s plan to reopen schools.
Join City Schools, Maryland Philanthropy Network and the Fund for Educational Excellence, for the first of a two-part stakeholder engagement series to discuss details of the district’s plan to reopen schools.
How can the Education Funders Affinity Group organize to quickly adapt to the crisis, coordinate efforts and identify priority areas within an ever-changing education landscape? Join your peers who understand the challenges of this work.
Join us for a conversation with Laura Weeldreyer, Executive Director of Maryland Family Network, and some of our region’s child care providers to shed light on how national predictions are playing out in Maryland. Participants will learn how to support the safe, responsible re-opening of child care across the state, as well as how we rebuild a stronger and more sustainable industry made for all children and their caregivers.
Maryland Philanthropy Network is pleased to host Dr. Karen Salmon, State Superintendent of Schools, for a briefing about philanthropy’s role moving forward followed by discussion. Dr. Salmon will address questions such as the availability of state funding to address the digital divide, contingency plans should the pandemic return full force in the next school year and how MSDE is thinking about the community schools strategy in reconstruction and redesign.
Please join Maryland Philanthropy Network for this first in a series of conversations about how inequities in digital access are impacting our communities during the pandemic and what can be done to address immediate needs. This first conversation will provide an overview on the situation in Baltimore.
How can funders align with Baltimore City Public Schools at this moment? How can our network support Tina and her team?