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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.