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Educational expert and leader Dr. Rosemarie Allen sits at the bottom of a slide on a playground.

The 2019 Maryland Family Engagement Summit

By Malkia "Kia" McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education
mother and father watch over the shoulders of son and daughter as they pack their backpacks

Back to School Organizational Tips for Parents and Families

By Stephanie Turnbach, IDEALS Institute
Adults and children play and jump together on a playground

Dorchester County Judy Center Helps Children and Families Grow and Thrive

By Karyn Spellman, IDEALS Institute
For the Dorchester County Judy Center, supporting parents and families ...
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Three adults and two children play with games at a STEM day

Frederick County Judy Center Counteracts “Summer Slide” with Splashy STEM

By Kari McDaniel, Judy Center at Lincoln Elementary and Malkia “Kia” McLeod, Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Early Childhood
Judy Center coordinators and 15 volunteers worked together to engage ...
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Exploring Strategies for Media Literacy for Families

Exploring Strategies for Media Literacy for Families

By Karyn Spellman, IDEALS Institute
A young child in a purple shirt eats an apple.

Maryland Ensures Summer Fun Includes Healthy Meals for Children

By Samantha L. Bader, MPH, Maryland State Department of Education, Office of School and Community Nutrition Program
Dr. Lieny Jeon speaks to her class at the Johns Hopkins School of Education

Research Shows the First Five Years Are Stressful—for Preschool Teachers

By Julie Scharper, Johns Hopkins University School of Education
A young boy and a teacher make a sandwich at an exhibit at a children's museum

Sensory and Touch, Never Too Much!

By Sonali Saraf, VISTA
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