BIA Families: If you have not yet done so, please take the survey regarding the Split Campus Model for 2014-2015
 
 
  
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BIA is an IB World School for the Primary Years Programme (PYP)
BIA is a Candidate school for the Middle Years Programme (MYP)
This school is pursuring authorization as an IB World School for MYP. These are schools that share a common philosophy-a commitment to high quality, challenging, internatinal education that Baltimore International Academy believes important for our students. for further details about the IB and its programmes, visit http://www.ibo.org

Principal's Message

As we reflect at the end of another school year at Baltimore International Academy, we realize how much of our success is due to our dedicated parents and volunteers, our hard working staff and our wonderful students. Thank you all for your committment to BIA and the many things we do here.  Please have a safe and enjoyable summer break; we'll be looking for you on August 25th! 

BIA has a Wishlist for Books!

Dear Parents, Guardians, and Friends of BIA...we are building up our library's inventory with books and publications that children want to read. Please help us instill a love of reading in our students and donate some of the books from our wishlist. To view the list, please click on the link below:
 Flipping Book         BIA Library Wishlist

 

 

Superkids Uniforms Upadte
Superkids Uniforms has updated its processes and website to expedite uniform orders. For more information. please click on the link below:

Superkids Uniform Announcement 

 

Announcements

  • WHAT PARENTS NEED TO KNOW ABOUT TESTING IN MARYLAND
    This school year, Maryland implemented new, higher standards for student learning in all schools across the State. The Maryland College and Career Ready Standards are based on the Common Core State Standards, which have been adopted by Maryland and over 40 other states, and provide students with the relevant, real world knowledge and skills needed for success in college and careers.
    In order to measure student mastery of the new standards, next year Maryland will implement new statewide tests – the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC) assessments – which will replace the current statewide tests, the Maryland School Assessment (MSA). The MSA in reading/English Language Arts (ELA) and math will be given for the last time this spring and, as we begin the transition to the PARCC assessments, the Maryland State Department of Education has compiled a list of the ten most important things parents need to know about testing. To learn more about what your child will experience in school, please click on the link below:
     Top 10 Things About Testing for Parents
     
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  • Job Opportunities      

    Chinese Immersion Teacher (Elementary):  BIA is looking for a full-time teacher for its Chinese Immersion program. The candidate must possess a valid teaching certificate in the State of Maryland or be eligible for one. A background in Elementary or Middle School Education and experience with International Baccalaureate (IB) is strongly preferred. The candidate must be able to work legally in the United States; BIA does not sponsor visas. The candidate must either be a native Chinese speaker, or have native-level Chinese skills. Students are taught all core academic subjects (math, science, social studies, and Chinese language arts) entirely in Chinese. The use of English is not permitted in the classroom. Qualified candidates should e-mail their cover sheet and resume to elokounia@bcps.k12.md.us.
     
    Arabic Immersion Teacher (Elementary):  BIA is looking for a full-time Kindergarten teacher for its new Arabic Immersion program beginning in 2014-2015. The candidate must possess a valid teaching certificate in the State of Maryland or be eligible for one. A background in Elementary Education and experience with International Baccalaureate (IB) is strongly preferred. The candidate must be able to work legally in the United States; BIA does not sponsor visas. The candidate must either be a native Arabic speaker, or have native-level Arabic skills. Students are taught all core academic subjects (math, science, social studies, and Arabic language arts) entirely in Arabic. The use of English is not permitted in the classroom. Qualified candidates should e-mail their cover sheet and resume to elokounia@bcps.k12.md.us.
     
    Spanish Immersion Teacher:  BIA is looking for a full-time teacher for its Spanish Immersion program. The candidate must possess a valid teaching certificate in the State of Maryland or be eligible for one. A background in Elementary or Middle School Education and experience with International Baccalaureate (IB) is strongly preferred. The candidate must be able to work legally in the United States; BIA does not sponsor visas. The candidate must either be a native Spanish speaker, or have native-level Spanish skills. Students are taught all core academic subjects (math, science, social studies, and Spanish language arts) entirely in Spanish. The use of English is not permitted in the classroom. Qualified candidates should e-mail their cover sheet and resume to elokounia@bcps.k12.md.us.
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  • Friends of BIA
    Please open the link to read a message from BIA's founder, Mme. Kona-Facia Nepay. Now is a good time to make a tax-deductible charitable gift to your favorite non-profit, BIA.

    BIA Donor Letter   

    You may donate by using Paypal at:
     
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     You may donate using your credit card or bank account at:
     
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