• Office of Teacher Support and Development

    (District office, 200 E. North Ave., Room 212, Baltimore, MD 21202)
    pd@bcps.k12.md.us 

    The Office of Teacher Support and Development strives to transform school culture and the workforce through a research-based comprehensive teacher development and induction system that values proactive, long-term development, cycles of reflection and co-investigation with outstanding teachers, and classroom based learning that meets the changing needs of all teachers.
     

     Cycle of Teacher Support and Development

    Cycle of Development

     

    Learn: Teachers learn new techniques and instructional strategies.
    Implement: Participants implement new techniques and instructional strategies.
    Reflect: Participants reflect on their new techniques and instructional strategies by considering outcomes and next steps.
    Share: Staff present their work to peers and leaders.
    Feedback: At all points of professional development, participants receive meaningful feedback from their facilitator.


    Submit a Course       Edit a Course       Get Feedback for a Course

    Click here to read City Schools' professional development guide, Supporting Professional Growth, Building Student Achievement: A Guide to Ensuring High-Quality Professional Development Opportunities.

     
    If you are interested in creating a professional development opportunity for Achievement Unit (AU) approval please contact the Office of Teacher Support and Development at PD@bcps.k12.md.us. For more information about the various ways to earn AUs, please visit the BTU Pathways and Achievement Units page on CSI.