Bullying Information for
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Parents and Caregivers

Parents and caregivers play a key role in preventing and responding to bullying. If you know or suspect that your child is involved in bullying, here are several tips that may help.

Educators

Schools are a primary place where bullying can happen. Helping to establish a supportive and safe school climate where all students are accepted and knowing how to respond when bullying happens are key to making sure all students are able to learn and grow. 

Community

As an adult in the community, you play an important role in ensuring all children are safe from bullying. Whether you work in law enforcement, mental health services, community or youth organizations, or any other role that works with children.
  • Utilize the community action planning toolkit to host anti-bullying events in your community and develop a comprehensive strategy for bullying prevention.
  • If you know or suspect bullying is taking place in the community, learn how to respond.


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Contact Information

Brad Engel
School Climate Initiatives Specialist
Maryland State Department of Education
Division of Student Support, Academic Enrichment, and Educational Policy
200 West Baltimore Street, 4th Floor
Baltimore, MD 21201-2595
Brad.Engel@Maryland.gov
410-767-0306 (office)
410-333-0880 (Fax)