School Age & Educational Resources

We know that working parents need additional support. Whether you are looking for in-person school age care, e-learning options, tutoring support, or finding care on your own, we have a variety of resources to help.

#SafeSocial: Social Media’s Impact on Mental Health

Studies show the average person spends up to 6 hours a day on social networking sites, and the number is even higher for kids. Social media is hard to ignore so abstinence might not an option, but you can still practice #SafeSocial. Join as Bailey Parnell illustrates how the current social media landscape impacts mental wellbeing, explain the effects it has on us and our kids, and offer five steps towards #SafeSocial.

Watch the webinar now

Finding School Age Care

Make summer a success! Whatever your summer plans are, Care@Work has resources to help. Eligible employees have access to a free Premium Membership, Backup Care, Expert Assistance, and Nanny Share. Learn more about the benefits available to you here.

Through a partnership with LOCATE: Child Care, a service of the Maryland Family Network, we provide enhanced child care information and referral services to all Johns Hopkins University faculty, staff, and full-time postdocs, residents, and doctoral students who are fully funded by a wage or stipend. Once you’re registered, you’ll get individual counseling to assess your child care needs and then be matched with available services, and receive referrals to registered school-age programs, summer programs and camps, as well as follow-up assistance until placement is found. LOCATE also provides materials on specialized child care options and services, federal income tax credits for families, and Maryland state financial assistance programs. Request service now or call 1-800-999-0120.

Komae is a cooperative child care app that provides a flexible child care management option. Komae enables parents to identify and vet families with similar parenting styles and COVID-19 protocol practice to build their pod for shared childcare and education. Be sure to check out their website and this user guide. To get started, download the app, create your account and join the Hopkins group.

Tutoring, e-Learning & Educational Resources

Hopkins Resources:

  • Johns Hopkins School of Education: as a leader in evidence-based educational policy and practice, the Johns Hopkins School of Education equips educators and communities—locally and globally—with the latest insight into how learning happens.
  • IDEALS Institute: the Institute for Innovation in Development, Engagement, and Learning Systems (IDEALS) at the Johns Hopkins School of Education is committed to ensuring everyone has lifelong access to high-quality care and education.
  • Center for Talented Youth: Johns Hopkins CTY is a nonprofit dedicated to identifying and developing the talents of academically advanced pre-college students around the world. In addition to their online offerings, CTY has compiled a list of 100 free at-home learning resources and activities for kids of all ages.

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Please note: Johns Hopkins does not endorse the above resources, their services, nor any care arranged. This information is shared in our effort to provide information useful to our community.