Experts - The Children's Guild Alliance

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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The Children’s Guild Alliance, founded in 1953, is a leading nonprofit organization serving children, families and child-serving organizations and is dedicated to transforming the way America cares for and educates its children through education, behavioral health, and national training and consultation services. Connect with our national experts: 

Allan D. Arbogast, Ed.D.

Allan D. Arbogast, Ed.D.

Chief Strategy and Innovation Officer

  • Public Education Programming and Policy
  • Youth Apprenticeships
  • Preschool
  • Career Education
  • Charter and Contract Schools
  • School Accountability
Kathy Lane, MA

Kathy Lane, MA

Chief of Educational Services

  • Alternative and At-Risk Education
  • Special Education
  • Charter and Contract Schools
  • Program Development
  • Educational Leadership
  • Coaching Instructional Leaders
  • Project Management
  • School Transportation
  • Facility Management
Elizabeth Warmington Garcia, MSSA, MNO, LCSW-C

Elizabeth Warmington Garcia, MSSA, MNO, LCSW-C

Chief People Officer

  • Community Mental Health
  • School Based Mental Health
  • Child Welfare
  • Clinical Supervision
  • Nonprofit Management