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Learning Opportunities
Edcamp Maryland - Registration Now Open!
Join us for a summer of FREE, participant driven, professional learning. Participants who attend will engage with other educators around Maryland. Participants will chose the topics for the day. For more information about the Edcamp Model: Click Here

edCamp Maryland Summer Professional Learning Classes
updated on: 5.25.2016
Thinkport's Self-Paced Courses
Thinkport LogoCheck out Thinkport's self-paced online course options offered by Johns Hopkins Center for Technology in Education.

Spring and Summer 2016 Online Courses

Need PD that fits your schedule? Thinkport and MSDE offer multiple sessions to give you the flexiblity you need this spring and summer.

Set the bar high! Enhance your teaching toolkit with knowledge and techniques you can use immediately in the classroom. Earn MSDE CPD credits in a comfortable and collaborative learning environment.

MSDE's Summer 2016 Courses:
June 9 – August 9
Thinkport's Online Courses:
Late Spring, May 4 – June 30
Summer, June 29 – Aug. 9
Late Summer, July 29 – Aug. 30
updated on: 4.28.2016
New Year Resolutions from MSDE
Learn 2016: MSDE Online Course Catalog and Registration
Details:
  • Online courses are available for everyone
  • MSDE online courses offer Continuing Professional Development credits (CPSs)
  • Registration ends February 3rd
Catalog and Registration
posted on: 2.3.2016
Upcoming Conferences
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LFMD News
Learning Forward Maryland congratulates Dr. Karen Salmon for being chosen as the next Maryland State Superintendent
Dr. Karen SalmonThe Maryland State Board of Education today selected Dr. Karen B. Salmon as the State's next State Superintendent of Schools, effective July 1.

Dr. Salmon will begin serving as Acting Superintendent on June 1, and take the helm as State Superintendent one month later. She will succeed Interim State Superintendent Jack Smith, who earlier this year was named the next Superintendent of the Montgomery County Public Schools. ...read more
posted on: 5.26.2016
Congratulations to Prince George's County Public Schools for its selection in Learning Forward's Redesign PD of Community of Practice.
They join 19 other school districts across the United States in this ambitious and crucial undertaking. Sharon Hodges, Supervisor in the Office of Talent Development and Dr. Lisa Spencer, Director of Instructional Technology are on the LFMD Board of Directors, and will report periodically on the progress of the work. ...read more

posted on: 5.25.2016
Seizing the Moment: State Lessons for Transforming Professional Learning
Barely into the second decade of the 21st century, education leaders are challenged as never before to increase student achievement and prepare every student for college and careers. With newly designed assessments aligned to the Common Core State Standards about to be field tested on a massive scale and with educator evaluations dependent on student performance on these new assessments, educators must have the content and pedagogical knowledge to translate new standards into rigorous, authentic, and engaging learning experiences. ...read more

posted on: 5.5.2015
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