Newsletter
July 2020
SEFEL Pyramid Model in Maryland
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Minority Mental Health Awareness Month - The Office of...

During National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in July, the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) will continue to highlight its free and accredited e-learning program: Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals. This ...

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'Dear Teachers'

A Message from the 2019 Teachers of the Year: This video is meant to inspire and uplift teachers during Covid-19, and remind them we are all in this together. Created by the Maryland Teachers of the Year 2019-2020. #MDTeachersTogether

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IMPACT Newsletter

Check out he latest IMPACT Newsletter from MSDE.

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"Maryland Together"
Maryland Child Care Moves Forward as Part of State's...

State to Transition Away from Unlicensed Emergency Care as More Licensed Providers Continue to Reopen; Family Child Care Start-up Grants Increased to $1,000; Child Care Scholarships Based on Attendance Beginning July 20th

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RECOVERY PLAN FOR CHILDCARE

The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) developed Maryland Together: Maryland’s Recovery Plan for Child Care, a plan to continue and expand child care during the COVID-19 Pandemic.

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RECOVERY PLAN FOR EDUCATION

MSDE welcomes public comments on the Maryland Together: Maryland's Recovery Plan for Education.

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Due to the changes in school and childcare program operations to help prevent the spread of COVID-19, training and coaching activities have been suspended and we transitioned to delivering online training.

If you are a Maryland State Approved Pyramid Model Trainer , please check out the recording of a webinar delivered at the beginning of May on how to make your Pyramid Model trainings virtual (located under the resources tab of the Trainers Corner ).


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STATE LEADERSHIP TEAM
The State Leadership Team continued to meet during this month, with a focus on how to continue to support the work of addressing the needs of children’s social and emotional health while they are out of classrooms. Additionally, significant conversation focused on the role of the PM to address and support the elevation of strategies to address equity and anti-racism in the classroom, following the protests against police brutality and racism.”
EARLY CHILDHOOD NEWS
By investing in pre-k, we can create a generation of...

For indispensable reporting on the coronavirus crisis and more, subscribe to Mother Jones' newsletters. As the world grapples with the devastation of thecoronavirus, one thing is clear: The United States simply wasn't prepared.

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Recreating the Conditions for Learning This Fall

Presented by Angela Duckworth, Founder & CEO, Character Lab, Professor of Psychology, University of Pennsylvania, MacArthur Fellow; and Todd Rogers, Director, Harvard Student Social Support R&D Lab, Founder and Chief Scientist, EveryDay Labs...

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Statewide Training Calendar | Maryland Family Network

Statewide Training Clearinghouse Calendar

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Equity in Infant and Early Childhood Mental Health...

Originally Aired: April 30, 2020, 12:30pm - 2:00pm ET. Webinar Handout Description: During this webinar, presenters will explore the historical and societal institution of racism and other forms of bias on the early care and education experiences ...

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STRATEGIES CORNER
Check out these COVID-19 Vlog Series!
Thrive With Your Family Web Series

A series of candid conversations about parenting, child behavior, mental health and relationships during the ever-changing environment of our current global pandemic.

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Coping with COVID-19 as a Family Weekly Vlog

​The Parent, Infant & Early Childhood (PIEC) Team at the University of Maryland’s School of Social Work’s Institute for Innovation and Implementation wanted to reach out with a message of support during this unprecedented time.

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The Well-Being Series

Mental Wellness Is Critical During Coronavirus. We're all adapting to a New Normal. Coronavirus has changed our jobs, our homes, our kids' schooling. None of us know what’s coming next. And nor do our kids.

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UPCOMING EVENTS
National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations

The Behavior Incident Report System (BIRS) provides early care and education programs with a system to collect and analyze behavior incidents across the program. The system provides an efficient mechanism for gathering information on key elements ...

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National Center for Pyramid Model Innovations

This presentation will focus on specific steps that early care and education administrators and practitioners can and need to take right no to ensure a functional preschool setting during this pandemic. Specific examples from the Pyramid Model...

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challengingbehavior.cbcs.us...
2020 SEL Exchange | October 14-16, 2020

The 2020 SEL Exchange, hosted by the Collaborative for Academic, Social and Emotional Learning (CASEL), will be October 14-16, 2020 in the Chicagoland area.

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Wednesday Watch Parties "Shorts," Lunch. Learn. Listen....

During WWP "Shorts," the Lunch, Learn, and Listen edition, encourage parents and families to gather the little ones to learn a short activity then listen to a short story together during lunch at 12:30 p.m.! #MDFamiliesEngage #InThisTogether...

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