Under the contract with the Baltimore Teachers Union, City Schools teachers can take control of their careers and grow within a system of career pathways and salary intervals. Movement from one pathway to the next is determined by peer reviews that weigh instruction, leadership, continual learning, and student growth.
For more information, browse this webpage or email the Joint Governing Panel
Focus: Developing instructional practice with professional development
Focus: Classroom success, additional school-based roles
Focus: Modeling excellence, leadership, creating PD
Focus: Leading work to improve student and school performance
To move from the Standard Pathway to the Professional Pathway, a prerequisite is to earn a Standard Professional Certificate (SPC).
Candidates go through a rigorous peer review process to demonstrate their excellence. Find more information in this overview.
Leads may carry up to a 25% teaching or service load and dedicate the remainder of their time to leadership and collaboration with the school administrators in one or more investment areas:
Leads are selected through a competitive process that includes an application and professional recommendations.