Maryland Education Coalition (MEC)
Join our Town Hall Discussion on major education issues for the 2021 legislative session
Wednesday, January 27, 2021
Join the Maryland Education Coalition as we discuss critical education funding and policy matters for this legislative session and how we can work together to ensure that the rights of Maryland’s children are a top priority!
Topics will include:
How can we ensure an override of the Governor’s veto of the $3.4 billion Blueprint bill (Kirwan)?
What is in the Governor's budget for education for the upcoming year?
How can funding equity in the Blueprint bill be improved?
What is needed to address learning loss, and funding losses related to enrollment?
How can we take action collectively NOW and throughout the session to ensure your legislators are working towards addressing important education issues?
Maryland Coalition for Community Schools would like to invite you to our webinar this Friday, January 31st in preparation for our event We Love Community Schools Advocacy Day! We will go over what you need to know before the event, what our goals are, and what the Coalition does.
Haven't registered for the event yet? No worries we saved a seat for you, RSVP here.
SAVE THE DATE:
Maryland PTA Legislative Night in Annapolis, Thursday, February 13, 2020
Come discuss legislative priorities involving Maryland’s children with your legislators.
Attendance is free!
Agenda can be found here. https://mdpta.org/wp-content/uploads/2019/12/2020-Legislative-Agenda.pdf
Legislative Night Thursday, February 13, 2020 House Office Building Room 170 6 Bladen Street Annapolis, Maryland Doors open at 5:30 pm Program begins at 6:30 pm Refreshments will be served. The Maryland PTA 2020 Legislative
RSVP for Thursday, February 13 (Doors open at 5:30 pm)
Maryland Arts Day 2020
FEBRUARY 13, 2020 - 8:15 AM - 2:00 PM
ST JOHN'S COLLEGE - 60 COLLEGE AVEANNAPOLIS, MD 21401
What is Maryland Arts Day?
Maryland Arts Day is the largest annual gathering of arts professionals in Maryland. With more than 500 participants, representing every county in the state and Baltimore City, this statewide arts advocacy event connects artists, educators, administrators, volunteers and trustees with lawmakers from every legislative district in Maryland. Maryland Arts Day needs your participation to show strong support for the arts in Maryland and the impact they have on the economic and cultural vitality of the state.
LEARN MORE ABOUT MARYLAND ARTS DAY 2020 - https://mdarts.org/events/maryland-arts-day-2020/
Join the Maryland Coalition for Community Schools
We LOVE Community Schools Day
Thursday, February 13, from 11:00am to 2:00pm!
House Office Building, Room 145, Annapolis, MD
You are cordially invited to the Maryland Coalition for Community School's Annual Advocacy Day!
About this Event
Join the Maryland Coalition for Community Schools on
Thursday, February 13, from 11:00am to 2:00pm!
We will be sharing Valentines from students in your district about why Maryland loves Community Schools. Drop by & engage with those directly impacted by the Concentration of Poverty grants and policy changes from the Blueprint Bill for Maryland's Future.
Lunch and candy will be provided!
ACLU Maryland Lobby Day:
Dare to Create a Better Maryland 2020
FEBRUARY 17, 2020 @ 6:00 PM
Maryland General Assembly, Anne Arundel County Delegation Room 142
Lowe House Office Building, 6 Bladen St., Annapolis, MD 21401
ACLU of Maryland's statewide grassroots lobbying efforts depends on YOUR leadership.
Make an impact in your community and our state capital. Demand action from legislators to center race and wealth equity in Maryland education, defend the rights of immigrants, expand the vote, and more!
Check out our 2020 Civil Rights Guide to the Legislative Session for more information about the issues we expect to dedicate significant time and resources to during the session. You will be trained on Advocacy 101 and having meetings with legislators. Let's Dare to Create a Better Maryland!
WHEN: Monday, February 17, 2020 (6 - 9pm)
WHERE: Maryland General Assembly - Anne Arundel County Delegation Room 142,
Lowe House Office Building, 6 Bladen St. Annapolis, MD 21401
The venue is wheelchair accessible.
Decoding Dyslexia Maryland with the National Center on Improving Literacy
Literacy for All Equitable Practices for Reading & Dyslexia
February 20, 2020, 8 AM – 4 PM
6 Bladen Street, Annapolis, Maryland
Are you interested in learning more about the best practices that support reading? Are you interested in learning about reading screening & how to choose a screener? How your school can respond to collected reading screening data? Would you like to learn more about how to support students with dyslexia?
Dyslexia Advocacy Day in Annapolis provides the opportunity to learn about best practices for reading screening, instruction and interventions presented by the National Center on Improving Literacy (NCIL) -- sessions will be specially designed for educators and parents. Families will have time to meet with legislators to advocate for education and mingle with policymakers over cupcakes & coffee.
Listen to educators, legislators, parents & students as they explain how reading screening and early interventions can help students who are at risk of reading difficulties and disabilities like dyslexia.
Detailed information including session descriptions, presenter bios, downloadable agenda & registration information is available here: https://www.decodingdyslexiamd.org/events/registration-open-for-literacy-for-all-equitable-practices-for-reading-feb-20