education


The World’s Religions: Judaism (Fairfax County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Join us for a virtual overview of the world’s religions presented by Laura Shulman, professor of religion at Northern Virginia Community College. Learn the basic beliefs, values and practices of the major religions of the world. Increase cultural awareness and understanding, eliminate fear and conflict, and build bridges in your community. Attend […]


⭐ Bridging The Gap, A Conversation On Equity (Literacy Council of Montgomery County) – VIRTUAL

A community conversation on equity will be held from 7–8:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021 Join Lauren Markham, author of The Faraway Brothers, and a panel of local Latino leaders, educators and students for a discussion on the challenges faced by the Latino community, and how to work together […]


Returning to School: Mitigation and Mental Health Strategies (National PTA) – VIRTUAL

Attention: State and Local Education Agencies and School Health Personnel On behalf of the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Elementary and Secondary Education (OESE), Office of Safe and Supportive Schools (OSSS), the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE) invites you to please join a presentation by the […]


A New Path to Education Reform: The Next Chapter On 21st Century Skills (Brookings Institution) – VIRTUAL

The “factory model” of education dominates the majority of American classrooms. Teachers are pressured to improve students’ reading and math scores on standardized tests, but assessments show that scores have remained mostly unchanged since the early 2000s. This model emerged in the early 20th century to mold students for the […]


Board Business Meeting (Montgomery County Board of Education) – VIRTUAL

Draft Meeting Agenda: https://www.montgomeryschoolsmd.org/uploadedFiles/boe/meetings/agenda/2021/20210112%20agenda%20DRAFT%20v5.pdf Watch Board Meetings Live HERE Watch on TV: Meetings are broadcast live on Comcast Channel 34 , Verizon FIOS Channel 36, and RCN Channel 89. Meetings are rebroadcast at 1 p.m. on the Saturday and Sunday following the meeting.


Special Education Advisory Committee/SEAC Meeting (MCPS) – VIRTUAL

  Dear Parents, Guardians, and Community partners: Your SEAC co-chairpersons, Mr. Kevin Lowndes, Associate Superintendent, Office of Special Education; and I are looking forward to seeing you there. We want to invite you to the Special Education Advisory Committee (SEAC) meeting on December 14, 2020, 7-9 p.m. virtually. The agenda is attached […]


The Groundwater Approach: Building A Practical Understanding of Structural Racism (Anne Arundel County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Registration for this event will be open from November 3, 2020 @ 9:00am to November 17, 2020 @ 1:00pm. Program Description Event Details This training is an interactive presentation on the nature and impact of structural racism and what it looks like across institutions. We examine narratives around racial disproportionality and make use […]


⭐ Anniversary Forum: One Year Later (Black & Brown Forum for Educational Equity & Excellence) – VIRTUAL

  Seek accountability on promises made to black and brown children. In the midst of a COVID-19 pandemic, a racial reckoning and more… Where are we now? What progress has been made in Montgomery County on the pledge to better serve Black and Brown students and student from families with […]