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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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.

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Our innovation schools utilize Transformation Education to enhance student success.
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Kids First

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 Our Locations

Administrative Headquarters and Conference Center

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

9606 50th Avenue
College Park, MD 20740
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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
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Monarch Academy Glen Burnie

6730 Baymeadow Drive
Glen Burnie, MD 21060
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Monarch Academy Annapolis

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

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

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

410 E. Jeffrey St.
Baltimore, MD 21225
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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

    News & Events


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We are committed to putting Kids First in our communities and giving every child a chance to succeed.

Watch this video to learn how you make this possible.

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Join us for our free January webinar!

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The Children's Guild2 weeks ago

Jennifer Segovia and Sara Sheikh from our Family Help Center are starting a Mindfulness and Yoga Club to bring together students from different schools. This will help students and the schools develop self-regulation and mindfulness skills even in the virtual world.

  Important Dates

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