• Mandatory professional development for administration of upcoming assessments

    All principals and assistant principals / Deadline: November 2  

    Professional development has been scheduled for administration of the following assessments. All sessions will take place at the Professional Development Center (2500 E. Northern Parkway).

    Please ensure that staff members have registered for the appropriate sessions.

    PARCC: For grades 3 to 8, PARCC will be administered between April 18 and June 5, 2017. School test coordinators and alternates at elementary and elementary/middle schools must register for one of the following sessions by Friday, November 4. All sessions run from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

     

    New coordinators

    Returning coordinators

    Wednesday, November 9

    Tuesday, November 15

    Thursday, November 10

    Wednesday, November 16

    Friday, November 11

    Thursday, November 17

    Monday, November 14

    Friday, November 18

    For questions, email Krishna Miller at kamiller@bcps.k12.md.us in the Achievement and Accountability Office.

    ACCESS for English Language Learners 2.0: This administration takes place for all English learners between January 9 and March 3, 2017. Teachers can help prepare students by practicing sample questions (please use the Chrome browser).

    School test coordinators and ESOL test administrators must register for one of the following sessions:

     

    School Test Coordinators

    Monday, December 12

    9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    12:30 - 3:00 p.m.

    Tuesday, December 13

    9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    12:30 - 3:00 p.m.

    Wednesday, December 14

    9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    12:30 - 3:00 p.m.

    ESOL Test Administrators

    Thursday, December 15

    9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    12:30 - 3:00 p.m.

    Friday, December 16

    9:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

    12:30 - 3:00 p.m.

    For questions, email Krishna Miller (for grades K-8) at kamiller@bcps.k12.md.us, Ryan Jones (for grades 9-12) at rcjones01@bcps.k12.md.us in the Achievement and Accountability Office. 

     
    Click here for other items in the October 27, 2016 Leadership Action Update.