Professional Learning

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Vision Statement

The Office of Professional Learning fosters continuous professional growth that empowers Maryland educators to develop world-class students, who are life-long learners and productive, responsible citizens of a global society.

Mission Statement

Through collaborative and innovative leadership, the Office of Professional Learning will provide a comprehensive and continuous professional learning plan that:
  • Provides a continuum of high quality professional learning opportunities and resources
  • Collaborates and fosters communication across MSDE divisions
  • Collaborates, gathers information, and fosters communication across LEAs and supports sustainability


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Maryland is endorsing the National Learning Forward Standards

Upcoming Opportunities and Ongoing Experiences

Curricular Support Materials (CSM)

MD Formative

Online Courses Offering and Resources

Peer Coaching Collaborative

Professional Learning Platform



Contact Information

Cecilia J. Roe
Director of Instructional Assessment and Professional Development
Email: cecilia.roe@maryland.gov

Heather Sauers
Coordinator of Professional Learning and Title IIA

Daniel Capozzi
Professional Learning Specialist
Email:daniel.capozzi@maryland.gov

Jennifer Wojcik
Instructional Assessment Specialist

Judy Kowarsky
SLDS Professional Learning Specialist