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All Children’s Guild Alliance’s schools are currently providing virtual learning with some students receiving support and services on campus at our schools in Baltimore, Prince George’s County, and Washington, DC. Virtual/hybrid learning is in effect at our AACPS Monarch Academy schools. Our headquarters staff is working remotely and maintaining regular operating hours.

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

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Jenny Livelli named president and CEO of The Children’s Guild Alliance

The Children’s Guild Alliance named Jenny Livelli as president and CEO. Livelli brings more than two decades experience in education, human services and nonprofit leadership. She is the first new CEO of The Children’s Guild Alliance in 26 years and the first woman CEO in the $86-million organization’s 67-year history. Since January 2020, Livelli has served as chief operating officer of The Children’s Guild Alliance.

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We’ve partnered with Olive Group, an international leader in digital training solutions, to provide you with our innovative digital training resources built on neuroscience and the latest brain-based learning techniques to support the whole child.

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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 the way 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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 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

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Participants in Transformation Education Institute Training Since 2015

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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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The Children's Guild14 hours ago

Don’t miss the chance to let your child shine this summer! Monarch Academy Annapolis and The Children's Guild Alliance will hold Transformation Theatre Company from Jul. 5-Aug. 13, a performing arts day camp for rising PreK to 8th graders residing in Anne Arundel County. During...

The Children's Guild
The Children's Guild2 days ago

The Children's Guild DC Public Charter School will be participating in the upcoming DC Virtual Teacher Recruitment Fair on April 22! This virtual event is the perfect opportunity to network with representatives from schools around the District, learn about career opportunities for the upcoming school...

The Children's Guild
The Children's Guild4 days ago

Let your child shine this summer at Transformation Theatre Company, an affordable performing arts summer camp at Monarch Academy Annapolis for PreK- 8th graders residing in Anne Arundel County. The camp runs from Jul. 5-Aug. 13, featuring performing arts, instrumental rock music, choral music, songwriting,...

The Children's Guild
Monarch Academy
Let your child shine this summer at Transformation Theatre Company, our performing arts summer camp at Monarch Academy Annapolis! Open to rising PreK through eighth-grade students residing in Anne Arundel County, our weekly camps, held between July 5-August 13, specialize in performing arts, instrumental rock music, choral music, songwriting, dance, and drama. Campers will enjoy our state-of-the-art campus and play areas, and academic tutoring will be made available upon request. Before- and after-camp programs are also available. Camps will abide by all COVID-19 CDC safety requirements. Enroll today: https://monarchacademy.org/camp/

Make sure to share this opportunity with your favorite rising star!

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  Important Dates

April 21, 2021, 7 p.m. ET
Webinar—Executive Function Skills: “Action”
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May 19, 2021, 5 p.m. ET
Webinar—Executive Function Skills: “Emotions”
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May 26, 2021, 7 p.m. ET
Treatment Foster Care Informational Meeting
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May 31, 2021
Memorial Day–Headquarters and affiliates closed
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June 7, 2021
14th Annual The Children’s Guild Alliance Golf Classic
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July 5, 2021
Independence Day (observed)—Headquarters and affiliates closed
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August 18, 2021, 5 p.m ET
Treatment Foster Care Informational Meeting
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September 6, 2021
Labor Day–Headquarters and affiliates closed
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November 6, 2021 at 6:30 p.m.
2021 Kids First Celebration Honoring Dr. Andrew L. Ross
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November 17, 2021, 5 p.m ET
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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