• Alt-MSA Science professional development

    All principals  |  Deadline: ongoing 

    The Alternate Maryland School Assessment (Alt-MSA) in science is a state-mandated, portfolio-based assessment administered to students with significant cognitive disabilities in grades 5, 8, and 10 who are pursuing a Maryland Certificate of Completion. In preparation for its administration (November 2, 2015, through March 2, 2016), the Achievement and Accountability Office has scheduled the professional development sessions listed below to support Alt-MSA school test coordinators and Life Skills/PAL teachers. 

    Overview: Auditorium, The Reach! Partnership School (2801 Saint Lo Dr.)
    • October 6, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

    Computer-based training: Professional Development Center (2500 E. Northern Parkway)
    • Networks 1 and 2: October 7, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    • Networks 3 and 4: October 7, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    • Networks 5 and 6: October 8, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    • Networks 7 and 8: October 8, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    • Networks 9 and 10: October 9, 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
    • MPs and AOPs: October 9, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    • MPs and AOPs: October 9, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    • Charters: October 12, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Monthly workshops: Professional Development Center (2500 E. Northern Parkway)
    • November 3, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
    • December 1, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
    • January 5, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.
    • February 2, 1:00 to 3:00 p.m.

    For questions, please email Krishna Miller in the Achievement and Accountability Office.