Invest In Yourself; Join an Information Session!
The Office of Human Resources and Development provides higher education partnership opportunities to MCPS employees who are seeking teacher certification or licensure, continuing professional development, or who are pursuing career advancement. Below, get more information on interest meetings for several programs.
Moreland University, TEACH-NOW
Tuesday, March 21, 5-6 p.m.
RSVP on PDO, course #91498
Moreland University’s TEACH NOW certification program helps conditionally certified teachers earn their teaching licensure. This is an asynchronous online program that provides a flexible, affordable and accelerated pathway to certification.
During this information session, you will:
- Learn about the TEACH NOW program—schedule, learning goals and requirements.
- Take steps to complete the application.
- Learn about the license process.
- Meet the Moreland team and an MCPS graduate of the program.
For more information, contact Dr. Susanne Thompson or visit the Higher Education Partnerships website.
Hood College Educational Leadership Program
Thursday, March 16, 5-6 p.m.
RSVP on PDO, course #87670
Hood College offers graduate certificate and master’s degree pathways for Educational Leadership leading to Administrator I certification. To be eligible, employees should have three or more consecutive years of successful classroom teaching experience and tenure. More information
For more information, contact Dan Shea or visit the Higher Education Partnerships website.
Bowie State University Weekend College and Summer Institute
Tuesday, March 28, 5-6 p.m.
RSVP on PDO, course #91409
The Bowie State University Weekend College and Summer Institute are programs for teachers who hold conditional certification completing professional course requirements. Both programs are designed to support conditional licensed teachers with moving toward standard licensure by providing courses pertinent to their transcript audit. Interested applicants must have a current transcript analysis to determine eligibility. The Weekend College and Summer Institute are not full-degree programs and are best matched to teachers who have select courses required for certification. Summer Institute flyer
For more information, contact Dr. Akeda Pearson or visit the Higher Education Partnerships website.
University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) Master’s Degree or Post-Baccalaureate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)
Wednesday, March 29, 5:30-6 p.m.
RSVP on PDO, course #90187
The University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) will offer a four-graduate course Post-Baccalaureate Certificate (PBC) in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. The certificate program is designed for elementary, middle and high school teachers who hold initial certification in a content area other than ESOL and who teach or will teach English Language Learners. Successful completion of the PBC will prepare candidates for the ESOL PRAXIS for the add-on certification endorsement. Information about the PBC may be found here. The master’s program is for those needing initial teaching certification in the area of ESOL. A flyer for the program is available here.
For more information, contact Dr. Mary Tabaa or visit the Higher Education Partnerships website.