Learn About Partnership Programs at Maryland, Montgomery College
Informational meetings are being held for two partnership programs—one for certified teachers who wish to earn master’s degrees, and a second for supporting services professionals.
The University of Maryland, College Park will host an information meeting on Thursday, Oct. 10, for a 30-credit program for teachers already certified in elementary education, special education or ESOL. The program is a three-year, content-based master’s degree program that prepares teachers to become highly qualified in middle grades mathematics by strengthening their content knowledge and professional knowledge about teaching mathematics to students in diverse school settings.
This research-based program involves coursework in mathematics content, mathematics education, curriculum-based integrated content and pedagogy courses, as well as an action research course.
The Oct. 10 meeting will be held from 4:30–5:30 p.m. at the Office of Human Resources and Development (OHRD), 45 W. Gude Dr. in Rockville (Beech Room, 2nd floor). Interested participants should RSVP on Professional Development Online (PDO) (course # 86556).
Montgomery College is holding an informational meeting for the Culturally Responsive Educators Aspiring for Teaching Excellence (CREATE) program. The meeting will be held from 4:30–6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 10 at OHRD (Maple Room).
Learn about the pathways for individuals to earn an associate of arts in teaching and how to transfer to any Maryland state university to complete a bachelor’s degree. Get information on the application process to take Montgomery College classes with minimal expense.
Attendees will have the opportunity to meet currently enrolled MCPS paraeducators and to take a Brain Training session with Dr. Gina Wesley of Montgomery College. Evening and weekend cohort programs are available. Light refreshments will be available.
Individuals with bachelor’s degrees can also attend to learn about opportunities for alternative certification in select content areas. MCPS support professionals in permanent positions are eligible to attend. Seating is limited; interested individuals are asked to RSVP on PDO (course #87653).
RSVP to Yvette Reynolds at Montgomery College or call 240-354-1799.