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The Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Assessments
The Common Core State Standards and Next Generation Assessments
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Preparing Our Graduates for the World that Awaits Them
May 2013


MSDE Emergency Planning and School SafetyMSDE Emergency Planning and School Safety
Information on emergency planning, school safety, and state regulations pertaining to schools.


MSDE Emergency Planning GuidelinesMSDE Emergency Planning Guidelines for Local School Systems and Schools
April 2013




Maryland's State Education system #1 in Nation Quality Counts 2013
Quality Counts Flyer 2013
Maryland's State Education
system #1 in Nation

January 10, 2013

Quality Counts Brochure 2013
Quality Counts Brochure 2013
January 2013


20th Maryland Artist/Teacher Institute
July 7-11, 2014
Professional Development for Maryland Educators In Arts Integration


Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC)
Maryland is a Governing State in the Partnership for Assessment of Readiness for College and Careers (PARCC), a consortium of 24 states working together to develop an assessment system aligned to the Common Core State Standards. The new assessments will be anchored in college and career readiness; provide comparability across states; and be able to assess and measure higher-order skills such as critical thinking, communications, and problem solving.

High School Assessment (HSA) Information

Maryland High School Graduation Requirements

High School Graduation Requirements
Questions and Answers


Maryland Classroom, Vol. 18 No.3, December 2012
Maryland Classroom
December 2012

Maryland Classroom
Teacher and Principal Evaluations

Vol. 18 No.2 October 2012
Vol. 18 No.2 October 2012

The purpose of AutismConnect is to provide stakeholders in the state of Maryland with an online resource that will assist them in locating and securing resources for individuals with Autism. The website focuses specifically on research, educational resources, and advocacy organizations available to families in Maryland.

The Maryland State Department of Education Partnership with the Reginald F. Lewis Museum of Maryland African American History and Culture

Reginald F. Lewis MuseumThe Maryland State Department of Education has formed a partnership with the Reginald F. Lewis Museum to write a K – 12 state-wide curriculum. The objective of this unique partnership is to create a climate of understanding and appreciation supportive of Maryland African American history, culture and art. Through both museum-based and school-based interactive programs and in/outreach activities, the partnership curriculum will reach every Maryland student, in every classroom, in every school.

Reginald F. Lewis Museum, 443-263-1800
830 E. Pratt Street, Baltimore, MD 21202

Professional Development Opportunities for Principals
The Division for Leadership Development at the Maryland State Department of Education provides learning experiences in instructional leadership skills for principals, assistant principals, and aspiring school leaders. Educators who are identified by leaders in their system to have the potential to lead schools but may not, as yet, aspire to be a principal are also included in these programs.

MAAPP Brochure (January 2011) 

Maryland Approved Programs for Professionally Certified Personnel

MD Approved Alternative Teacher Preparation Programs Directory, December 2009 

How to Become a Teacher Document as a Career Changer or Recent College Graduate (July 2010) 

New Teacher Orientation at AACPS
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Local School System Human Resources Directors
Contact information for each of the HR Directors in each local school system.

D-Day Teaching Guide and Video Documentary

Harcourt Assessment
A trusted source for valid and reliable K-12 assessment solutions to help you measure, communicate, and improve the educational performance of Maryland students.

Schools Identified for Improvement


The Teacher Center
The Southern Regional Education Board (SREB) has launched The Teacher Center a
web site to assist career changers and current teachers as they prepare to become teachers or as they seek college coursework for continuing professional development. Components for the system allow users to 1) locate and plan information that is state-specific and relevant to their particular needs, 2) explore course and program options that are available online, and 3) apply for admission to a college of university, begin the registration process for a course, and sign up for an examination or other online services.

Joy2Learn is a non-profit organization devoted to arts education. The foundation has developed a number of interactive e-presentations based on curricular standards for the arts, and they are making them available without cost to teachers across the nation.

Teacher Quality Regulations Under No Child Left Behind

Maryland Women's Heritage Trail
Cover | Pages 1-10 | 11- 20 | 21- 30 | 31- 40| 41- 50 | 51- 60 | 61- 72 | Poster

School Improvement In Maryland--MDK12.org
The School Improvement in Maryland Web site, designed especially for educators, provides sample MSA test items in reading and math. For more MSA information from School Improvement in Maryland, click here.

Annenberg/CPB is offering teachers and schools assistance with this dilemma by providing a comprehensive collection of professional development and teaching resources free and on-demand over the Internet. Teachers can now access a wide array of video and multimedia resources-at Anytime, on Any Web.

The Access Center is a national technical assistance (TA) center funded by the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Special Education Programs to improve educational outcomes for elementary and middle school students with disabilities. It is dedicated to building the capacity of State educators, TA systems, districts, and schools, to help students with disabilities learn from the general education curriculum. This Web site contains free resources for teachers.

McGraw-Hill Learning Network
Showcases K-12 materials and content in a Web-based community

AGS Publishing
Assessments,textbooks and instructional materials for students with a wide range of special needs.

The Educational Sales Representatives Association of Maryland, District of Columbia and Delaware
The Educational Sales Representatives Association of Maryland, District of Columbia and Delaware represents over 125 publishers of textbooks and instructional materials. This site provides a member directory with sales representative and company contact information. www.esrainc.com

Retired Principals and Teachers Who are Re-employed on or after July 1, 2004

Contact Information
Maryland State Department of Education
Division of Academic Policy
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
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