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All Children’s Guild Alliance’s schools are currently providing distance learning with some students receiving support and services on campus at our schools in Baltimore, Prince George’s County, and Washington, DC. Our staff is working remotely and maintaining regular operating hours. View our COVID-19 resources addressing the needs of children and families.

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Now More than Ever, We Must Transform the Way America Cares for and Educates its Children

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about COVID-19

As families face challenges, learn strategies to address
this crisis with children

The Children’s Guild Alliance, founded in 1953, is a leading Mid-Atlantic nonprofit organization serving children, families, and child-serving organizations dedicated to transforming how America cares for and educates its children through education, career services, behavioral health, and national training and consultation services. 

Success & Impact

Since 1953, we’ve been making a powerful effect on the lives of children, adults, and families.
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Transformation Education

Discover our highly
acclaimed educational philosophy supporting the whole child.

Find a School

Our innovation schools utilize Transformation Education to enhance student success.
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Get Involved

Support transforming the way America cares for and educates its children. 

Kids First

Join the movement and become a Kids First advocate.
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 Our Locations

Administrative Headquarters and Conference Center

6802 McClean Blvd.
Baltimore, MD 21234
410.444.3800
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Monarch Preschool College Park

9606 50th Avenue
College Park, MD 20740
240.713.4721
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Therapeutic Group Homes

Debuskey House: 410.764.9752
Kanner House: 410.764.9758
Staffa House: 410.254.3337
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Monarch Global Academy Laurel

430 Brock Bridge Road
Laurel, MD 20724
301.886.8648
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Monarch Academy Glen Burnie

6730 Baymeadow Drive
Glen Burnie, MD 21060
410.760.2072
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Monarch Academy Annapolis

2000 Capital Drive
Annapolis, MD 21401
410.934.1444
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The Children’s Guild D.C.
Public Charter School 

2146 24th Pl.
NE Washington, DC 20018
202.774.5442
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The Children’s Guild School of Prince George’s County 

5702 Sargent Rd.
Chillum, MD 20782
301.853.7370
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The Children’s Guild School of Baltimore

410 E. Jeffrey St.
Baltimore, MD 21225
410.269.7600
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Years of Serving Children & Families

Schools Participate in our Behavioral Health Services

Impacted from our Programs & Services

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Participants in Transformation Education Institute Training Since 2015

Students attend our Charter, Contract, & Special Education Schools

Schools in DC & Maryland

Our Philosophy: Transformation Education

The Children’s Guild Alliance is guided by Transformation Education (TranZed), an organizational philosophy that fosters a culture of flexibility. This culture creates management and staff who are agile thinkers. This assures children are treated as individuals and taught the way they learn best. TranZed infuses the beliefs and values of The Children’s Guild Alliance into the look of its physical environment, child-caring and educational approaches, the mindset of its employees, and its operating systems. The design of the physical environment and the approaches used to care for and educate children are based on the newest findings in neuroscience, and therefore creates an enriched, brain-compatible environment. This philosophy has been proven to:

  • Increase return to less restrictive environment
  • Increase ability to manage difficult children
  • Increase academic scores
  • Decrease child care worker, foster parent and teacher turnover rates
  • Decrease need for physical crisis intervention
  • Decrease time focused on crisis management
  • Decrease cost of deliberate destruction and damage

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There are extraordinary kids in your backyard that need help. Especially in this rollercoaster of a year. We believe that every child deserves a chance!

You can be the one to make all the difference in one kid's life. Just check out...

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Foster kids in your own backyard deserve a chance to make holiday memories.

Spread holiday cheer by providing a meal fit for a king! Sugar cookies, hot cocoa, and a tasty meal will bring delight to foster and group homes this holiday...

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It's #GivingTuesday!

Children in your own backyard are depending on you to show up for them today. Giving Tuesday is about all of us coming together to show just how big of a difference we can make.
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  Important Dates

December 25, 2020
Christmas–Headquarters and affiliates closed
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January 1, 2021
New Years Day–Headquarters and affiliates closed
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January 18, 2021
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day–Headquarters and affiliates closed
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February 17, 2021
Treatment Foster Care Informational Meeting
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May 19, 2021
Treatment Foster Care Informational Meeting
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May 31, 2021
Memorial Day–Headquarters and affiliates closed
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July 4 & 5, 2021
Independence Day and Independence Day (Observed)
Headquarters and affiliates closed
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August 18, 2021
Treatment Foster Care Informational Meeting
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September 6, 2021
Labor Day–Headquarters and affiliates closed
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November 17, 2021
Treatment Foster Care Informational Meeting
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November 25, 2021
Thanksgiving Day–Headquarters and affiliates closed
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December 24, 2021
Christmas Day (Observed)
Headquarters and affiliates closed
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December 31, 2021
New Year’s Day (Observed)
Headquarters and affiliates closed
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