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.
Bowie State University Doctor of Education in Educational Leadership
Monday, March 27, 4:30-5:30 p.m.
RSVP on PDO using course #90779
MCPS, in partnership with Bowie State University, will offer a 3 to 4-year Doctor of Education (Ed.D.) degree in Educational Leadership. This degree is ideal for K-12 teacher leaders and administrators who wish to tackle current school system challenges, collaborate with like-minded peers, and implement system improvement initiatives.
With a focus on helping students enhance their professional careers, the degree is centered on contemporary issues students are facing. Degree concentrations include:
- innovative technology
- social justice
- special education leadership
- reading, counseling leadership
- and executive-level leadership*
To be eligible for the partnership, employees must have master’s degree from an accredited institution in school administration or closely related field, at least five years of successful teaching experience and at least three years of leadership experience. A flyer for this program may be found here.
For more information, contact Dr. Renee Foose 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.