The Children’s Guild recognized and celebrated the achievements of 400 remarkable students who are a part of nine education programs. The graduations, promotions, and passages not only mark a milestone for the students but also serve as a testament to the power of inclusive education and the potential within every individual.
This year witnessed a couple of firsts in the 70-year history of The Children’s Guild:
- Transformation Academy held its first-ever graduation ceremony for the school, which opened in November 2021, with four students completing the program.
- Nearly 100 Monarch Global Academy Laurel’s 8th-graders were the first students t
- o have started as kindergarteners in 2008 when the school opened and attend all the way through 8th
“As we celebrate our 70th Anniversary, we are proud that The Children’s Guild has long been at the forefront of promoting inclusive education and embracing and supporting all learners that we serve including those that are extremely gifted, traditional learners, and those that have challenges,” said Jenny Livelli, President and CEO of The Children’s Guild. “Our senior leadership team, staff, and faculty are committed to providing a supportive and nurturing environment for neurodiverse students, and watching these students graduate is a culmination of years of dedicated efforts by all involved and most importantly, the students themselves.”