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    ANNE ARUNDEL COUNTY

    Brooklyn Park Middle School
    In response to the negative impact of bullying on students’ mental and physical health, attendance and school performance, Brooklyn Park Middle School is implementing the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program school-wide.

    Tracey’s Elementary School
    The focus of this conflict resolution program is on providing bullying prevention programming through teacher training, parent training, and student programming, including a school-wide assembly. There are also plans to conduct peer mediation training, in order to provide another means of addressing student conflict.

    BALTIMORE CITY

    Achievement Academy
    An alternative urban high school targeting over-aged and under-credited students ranging from 17 to 21 years of age, Achievement Academy is introducing a peer mediation program. It is their belief that involving peers in some of the discipline issues may have a more lasting impact on the need for future discipline.

    Baltimore Community High School
    Baltimore Community High School will be introducing the Daily Rap, a circle process for creating better communication and stronger communities, and Community Conferencing, a facilitated meeting technique for resolving conflicts. These two processes will be part of their comprehensive advisory program.

    Commodore John Rogers Elementary/Middle School
    Partnering with the Community Conferencing Center, Commodore John Rogers Elementary/Middle School will be introducing the Daily Rap, a circle process, for creating better communication and stronger communities.

    Franklin Square Elementary/Middle School
    Partnering with the Community Conferencing Center, Franklin Square Elementary/Middle School will be introducing the Daily Rap, a circle process for creating better communication and stronger communities, and Community Conferencing, a facilitated meeting technique for resolving conflicts.

    Green Street Academy
    In the implementation of a comprehensive conflict resolution education program, the urban charter school Green Street Academy plans to initiate a peer mediation program, infuse conflict resolution lessons into the curriculum, and provide professional development for faculty.

    Grove Park Elementary/Middle School
    Partnering with the Community Conferencing Center, Grove Park Elementary/Middle School will be introducing the Daily Rap, a circle process for creating better communication and stronger communities, and Community Conferencing, a facilitated meeting technique for resolving conflicts.

    Inner Harbor East Academy
    Through its partnership with the Community Conferencing Center, Inner Harbor East Academy plans to build stronger communication channels for student concerns using the Daily Rap. In addition, community conferences will be introduced as a one-time circle process for resolving conflict incidents that occur.

    Lakeland Elementary/Middle School
    Partnering with the Community Conferencing Center, Lakeland Elementary/Middle School plans to provide community conferencing as an alternate means of resolving conflicts among students and parents in the community.

    Northwestern High School
    Partnering with the Community Conferencing Center, Northwestern High School plans to use conferencing as a non-violent way to resolve conflicts.

    BALTIMORE COUNTY

    Pine Grove Middle School
    Pine Grove Middle School plans to initiate a peer mediation program together with school-wide lessons on conflict resolution, staff development and parent information nights.

    CARROLL COUNTY

    New Windsor Middle School
    A second year grant recipient, New Windsor Middle School plans to further develop their peer mediation program, adding school-wide conflict resolution curriculum in their bi-weekly advisory period.

    CHARLES COUNTY

    Benjamin Stoddert Middle School
    Benjamin Stoddert Middle School plans to implement a comprehensive conflict resolution education program which includes curriculum, peer mediation, staff training and  bullying prevention training.

    Daniel of St. Thomas Jenifer Elementary School
    In order to prevent bullying, staff will be implementing the Steps to Respect bullying prevention program, with infusion into 3rd 5th grade curriculum through weekly lessons.

    Mattawoman Middle School
    The development of a comprehensive conflict resolution program is planned within the student and staff community. They plan to implement a peer mediation program, conduct staff training on conflict resolution education, and provide at least monthly curriculum for the school body.

    Walter J. Mitchell Elementary School
    This school is planning to celebrate PEACE Week in October with a number of school-wide and classroom activities to engage staff and students in conflict resolution education, which includes pro-tolerance and anti-bullying training.

    FREDERICK COUNTY

    Brunswick Elementary School
    In an effort to reduce the number of bullying and fighting incidents, Brunswick Elementary School will be introducing the Second Step curriculum to foster student conflict resolution skills. They also plan to provide staff and parents with training and resources to foster non-violent conflict resolution.

    Urbana Middle School
    A second year grant recipient, Urbana Middle School will be expanding its Safe School Ambassadors Program which empowers a diverse group of student leaders with skills to intervene to prevent bullying and violence.

    Walkersville Middle School
    Walkersville Middle School is building on its Positive Behavior Intervention Supports System (PBIS) with a comprehensive conflict resolution program that includes curriculum infusion, staff training and school discipline. Staff training includes a focus on Cooperative Discipline, which provides a variety of encouragement, intervention and collaborative strategies for working with students.

    HOWARD COUNTY

    Bonnie Branch Elementary School
    Bonnie Branch Elementary School is implementing a peer mediation program, in conjunction with the Positive Behavior Intervention System (PBIS) already in place.

    MONTGOMERY COUNTY

    Northwood High School
    A third year grant recipient, Northwood High School will continue to strengthen their peer mediation program, providing an empowering alternative for students to resolve their conflicts peacefully and constructively.


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