coronavirus pandemic


Online Resources for Families During Distance Learning (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

Virtual learning can be difficult to navigate. Let MCPS school library media programs be your guide. Support your children by exploring the many online resources available for students to tap into while learning from home. We will include the fundamentals of the inquiry process of research and how to encourage […]


Maintaining Positive Communication During COVID-19 (MCPS Parent Academy) – VIRTUAL

What to say and what not to say is the question. Fear, uncertainty, and being at home to slow the spread of COVID-19 can make it tough for families to keep a sense of calm. Get strategies for communicating to keep the home a happy place to be. Presented by […]


Job Search Strategies in A Pandemic Job Market (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Learn about best practices for conducting a job search in the current (pandemic) job market. The workshop will cover researching, networking virtually, identifying growth sectors, and utilizing social media platforms in your job search campaign.  Learn how to get clarity on who you are, why you like to work, what […]


ElderSAFE Information Session (Frederick County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Sydney Palinkas from the ElderSAFE Center will provide information about the increased vulnerability to elder abuse older adults are facing right now due to social isolation, warning signs that someone needs helps, how you can support others, and Covid-19 related scams. This session will be presented live over Zoom, and […]


⌨️ MCPS: Parent Preference Survey Re 2021 Return to In-person Learning

Information about Montgomery County Public Schools’ ‘Parent Preference Survey’ which will be used to help MCPS “inform the design of the in-person instructional models, the number of school buildings [it] can open and scheduling” for possible return to in-person learning beginning January 2021.


Conversation on Return to School Plan/In-person Learning (MCPS) – VIRTUAL

MCPS is hosting a virtual conversation on Thursday, Nov. 12, 2020 @ 6:30 pm for the community on the framework for the return of students to in-person learning beginning January 2021. The virtual conversation will be streamed live on the MCPS website, MCPS TV (Comcast 34, Verizon 36 and RCN […]


Survey Period: ‘Return to School’ Parent Preference Survey (MCPS)

  FYI: Text below from MCPS News Article’ Parent Preference Survey Closes Dec. 3‘ (November 13, 2020). MCPS hosted a virtual conversation on Nov. 12, 2020 on the plan for students to return to in-person learning beginning January 2021. If you missed the conversation, you can watch it here. MCPS […]


Dementia Friendly Initiative: Town Hall (Chicago Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Description Join us as Dr. Cheryl Woodson presents a Dementia Friendly Initiative: Virtual Town Hall. Like so many other women, Dr. Woodson juggles several roles and tries to drop only the rubber balls. She is a wife, mother, doctor, businesswoman, educator, and author. She has earned a 2nd degree black belt in […]