Better schools, better people, and better communities
Restorative Schools reflect and reinforce 5 important Building Blocks. Below, find out more about the Restorative Schools Maryland approach.
Restorative Practices is an evidenced-based practice that improves social/emotional health, resolves conflict, and strengthens social bonds. Schools that implement this methodology have lower suspensions and higher teacher satisfaction/retention
We are recruiting Circles of 10 in each legislative district who work together to lobby their state legislators for resources to implement restorative practices [get involved link]
The Fund for Educational Excellence is the fiscal sponsor for Restorative Schools Maryland.
Our Steering Committee is comprised of:
STEERING COMMITTEE Chair
Special thanks to The Open Society Foundations, The Jordan and Margaret Silber Foundation, and The Susan A and Paul C. Jr. Wolman Fund for providing the initial seed funding to launch Restorative Schools Maryland. We are also grateful to Karen Webber for her invaluable knowledge and insight as Special Advisor to this project.