PGCPS PREFERRED PROVIDER DIRECTORY APPLICATION

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Since 2019, United Way of the National Capital Area has been actively working with Prince George’s County Public Schools to bolster student support and resources. Following the Kirwan Commission’s 2016 establishment and its subsequent recommendations for education enhancements in Maryland, the “Blueprint for Maryland’s Future” was enacted in 2021.This significant legislation champions the expansion of community schools and ensures the provision of comprehensive support to students and families in need, with a particular focus on areas with poverty levels. These schools receive state funding to ensure that equitable, academic, and non-academic opportunities and resources are made available to students and families under 13 wraparound service categories. Prince George’s County has one of the largest community schools’ initiatives in the state and new schools are phased in each year.

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Partner with Us: Elevate Prince George’s County Community Schools

Are you an organization with evidence-based programs aiming to enhance educational outcomes for students in Prince George’s County? We invited you to join us as a Preferred Provider for the 2024-2025 school year, offering crucial services in line with the Maryland State Department of Education’s identified categories. As part of this initiative, you’ll be featured in the Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS), Community Schools Preferred Provider Directory, a key resource for the local education system.

For more details and an overview of the request for application please view the application.

The request for applications (RFA) will open between April 26 and May 15th. You will have this period to complete the online application and upload the required documents.

For any questions, please consult our FAQs page or contact us at PGCommSchools@uwnca.org.

VIDEO LIBRARY

Partner Organizations
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PGCPS Community Schools Preferred Providers Video Resource Library

Explore our video library designed to guide Preferred Providers for PGCPS Community Schools. Each segment is tailored to provide you with the knowledge and tools needed for a successful partnership with Prince George’s County Public Schools.

PCPS Provider Directory Provider Directory Orientation
For a comprehensive summary of the March 7, 2024, webinar hosted by UWNCA on the Community Schools Preferred Provider Directory and application process for Prince George’s County Public Schools.

Pillars and Categories
For an outline of the essential pillars and service categories for enriching students’ and communities’ growth. Segmented for Elementary, Middle, and High School levels, the video highlights specific programming and services designed to support students’ developmental needs.

Fiscal, Financial and Accounting Basics
This video guides nonprofit organizations on integrating crucial financial statements into their applications. It emphasizes the importance of detailing income statements and functional expenses to assess financial stability and operational capabilities, crucial for inclusion in the Prince George’s County Public Schools Community Schools Preferred Provider Directory.

Demonstrating Outcomes
This video highlights the necessity of clearly articulating the expected outcomes of our services or programs for the community you serve. It stresses the importance of using data to illustrate your success and the positive impact your organization has had, which is vital for a compelling application.

Generating Corporate Sponsorship Revenue
This video offers a concise guide on sponsorship fundamentals, focusing on evaluating compatibility and modern outreach tactics. It’s particularly beneficial for small organizations and those seeking to broaden their sponsorship and partnership networks.

Since 2019, United Way of the National Capital Area has been actively working with Prince George’s County Public Schools to bolster student support and resources. Following the Kirwan Commission’s 2016 establishment and its subsequent recommendations for education enhancements in Maryland, the “Blueprint for Maryland’s Future” was enacted in 2021.This significant legislation champions the expansion of community schools and ensures the provision of comprehensive support to students and families in need, with a particular focus on areas with poverty levels. These schools receive state funding to ensure that equitable, academic, and non-academic opportunities and resources are made available to students and families under 13 wraparound service categories. Prince George’s County has one of the largest community schools’ initiatives in the state and new schools are phased in each year.

Partner with Us: Elevate Prince George’s County Community Schools

Are you an organization with evidence-based programs aiming to enhance educational outcomes for students in Prince George’s County? We invited you to join us as a Preferred Provider for the 2024-2025 school year, offering crucial services in line with the Maryland State Department of Education’s identified categories. As part of this initiative, you’ll be featured in the Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS), Community Schools Preferred Provider Directory, a key resource for the local education system.

For more details and an overview of the request for application please view the application.

The request for applications (RFA) will open between April 26 and May 15th. You will have this period to complete the online application and upload the required documents.

For any questions, please consult our FAQs page or contact us at PGCommSchools@uwnca.org.

students sitting against lockers

PGCPS Community Schools Preferred Providers Video Resource Library

Explore our video library designed to guide Preferred Providers for PGCPS Community Schools. Each segment is tailored to provide you with the knowledge and tools needed for a successful partnership with Prince George’s County Public Schools.

PCPS Provider Directory Provider Directory Orientation
For a comprehensive summary of the March 7, 2024, webinar hosted by UWNCA on the Community Schools Preferred Provider Directory and application process for Prince George’s County Public Schools.

Pillars and Categories
For an outline of the essential pillars and service categories for enriching students’ and communities’ growth. Segmented for Elementary, Middle, and High School levels, the video highlights specific programming and services designed to support students’ developmental needs.

Fiscal, Financial and Accounting Basics
This video guides nonprofit organizations on integrating crucial financial statements into their applications. It emphasizes the importance of detailing income statements and functional expenses to assess financial stability and operational capabilities, crucial for inclusion in the Prince George’s County Public Schools Community Schools Preferred Provider Directory.

Demonstrating Outcomes
This video highlights the necessity of clearly articulating the expected outcomes of our services or programs for the community you serve. It stresses the importance of using data to illustrate your success and the positive impact your organization has had, which is vital for a compelling application.

Generating Corporate Sponsorship Revenue
This video offers a concise guide on sponsorship fundamentals, focusing on evaluating compatibility and modern outreach tactics. It’s particularly beneficial for small organizations and those seeking to broaden their sponsorship and partnership networks.

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PGCPS Preferred Provider Directory

The Prince George’s County Public Schools (PGCPS), Community Schools Preferred Provider Directory is a collection of local non-profit and for-profit organizations that offer the thirteen wraparound services recommended by PGCPS. United Way NCA conducted a rigorous vetting process to find programs that deliver the strongest results. The programs represented in this directory have demonstrated the ability to deliver results-driven services that contribute to student success.

Our hope is that this directory will help your school provide the high-quality services that community schools need, and students deserve.

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Safe Futures

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Description of Program

The services available to families under SAFFUTURES include family-based counseling and mental health services, creation of coordinated service plans for each client family’s future needs, and the ability for families seeking help to take part in CAFY’s Strengthening Families Program, a 12-week behavioral and mental health curriculum class that teaches vital communication, trust practices and boundaries.

Wrap-Around Service

Any other professional development for school staff to identify students who need resources

Schools Serviced

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Benjamin Stoddert MS, Bladensburg HS, Cora L Rice ES, District Heights ES, Drew Freeman MS, G James Gholson MS, Greenbelt MS, Hyattsville MS, International High School @ Langley Park, Laurel ES, Oxon Hill MS, Roger Heights ES, Tall Oaks High School, Thurgood Marshall MS, William Wirt MS

Point of Contact

Arleen Joell
PO Box 4419, Capital Heights, MD 20791
ajoell@cafyonline.org
(301) 390-4092

Languages

Creole, French, Portuguese and ASL, Spanish

SIHLE (Sisters, Informing, Healing, Living, and Empowering)

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Description of Program

SIHLE Plus at PPMW is an evidence informed HIV prevention intervention for Black and Brown girls ages 13-18. SIHLE Plus is a 6 week program for 2hrs after-school. The goal of the program is to positively impact the health disparities experienced by Black and Brown teen girls and we do this by providing workshops that facilitate discussion on self-care, self-respect, and self-responsibility.

Wrap-Around Service

Enhancing student enrichment experiences

Schools Serviced

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Bladensburg HS, Green Valley Instructional MS and HS, High Point HS, International High School @ Langley Park, International High School @ Largo, Parkdale HS, Tall Oaks High School

Point of Contact

Nancy Frazier
1225 4th St. NE, Washington, DC 20002
nn.frazier@ppmw.org
(202) 321-8719

Website Link

https:/www.ppmw.org

Languages

English, Spanish

Student to Student Mediation

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Description of Program

Student to student mediation provides a safe space for students to mediate. Mediation is an opportunity for students sit down with trained mediators to discuss what brought them to this point, identify the issues, brainstorm ideas and engage in collaborative problem solving agreeable to all. Through mediation, everyone has a chance to speak for themselves, feel heard, understand each other.

Wrap-Around Service

Counselors and restorative practice coaches

Schools Serviced

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Allenwood ES, Andrew Jackson Academy, Apple Grove ES, Barnaby Manor ES, Beltsville Academy, Benjamin Stoddert MS, Berwyn Heights ES, Bladensburg HS, Carmody Hills ES, Clinton Grove ES, Concord ES, Cora L Rice ES, District Heights ES, Flintstone ES, Fort Foote ES, G James Gholson MS, Greenbelt MS, J Frank Dent ES, James E Duckworth Regional Center (K-12), Longfield ES, North Forestville ES, Oxon Hill ES, Oxon Hill MS, Paint Branch ES, Panorama ES, Princeton ES, Tall Oaks High School, Thurgood Marshall MS, William Hall Academy (K-8)

Point of Contact

Fasia Hardy
9111 Edmonston Rd, Greenbelt, MD 20770
cmmeducationprograms@gmail.com
(301) 690-0116

Languages

English

Trauma Informed Care (TIC) – Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Blueprint

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Description of Program

TIC-ACE Blueprint is for school professionals, students and parents. To be able to teach and guide distractions of inattentive students and behavior problems. It provides an understanding of the impact of trauma on our students, how building resiliency can give students, parents and personnel additional tools to create a more trauma sensitive classroom and home.

Wrap-Around Service

Family and community engagement and support

Schools Serviced

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Benjamin Stoddert MS, Bladensburg HS, Cora L Rice ES, District Heights ES, Drew Freeman MS, G James Gholson MS, Greenbelt MS, Hyattsville MS, International High School @ Langley Park, Laurel ES, Oxon Hill MS, Roger Heights ES, Tall Oaks High School, Thurgood Marshall MS, William Wirt MS

Point of Contact

Arleen Joell
PO Box 4419, Capital Heights, MD 20791
ajoell@cafyonline.org
(301) 390-4092

Languages

Creole, French, Portuguese and ASL, Spanish

Youth & Family Services

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Description of Program

EveryMind recognizes that investing in our children and youth now will mean a more vibrant, productive workforce, and community, moving forward. Prevention and early intervention services help to identify the needs of at-risk children and their families and address them with intensive case management and counseling when needed.

Wrap-Around Service

Counselors and restorative practice coaches

Schools Serviced

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Adelphi ES, Clinton Grove ES, District Heights ES, Riverdale ES

Point of Contact

Jennifer Grinnell
1000 Twinbrook Pkwy, Rockville, MD 20851
jgrinnell@every-mind.org
(301) 424-0656

Website Link

https://every-mind.org

Languages

English, Spanish
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