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Don’t Delay; Sign Up for a Higher Ed Partnership Program Today!

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The 2023–2024 school year will be over before you know it. There are a couple of remaining opportunities for MCPS employees to sign up for a higher education partnership interest meeting and learn more about teacher certification or licensure, continuing professional development or career advancement. Register on Professional Development Online (PDO). Upcoming interest meetings are below:

For more information, contact Alexandra Shelton or visit the Higher Education Partnerships website.

Notre Dame of Maryland University
Thursday, May 23, 6-7 p.m.
RSVP on 
PDO, course #87163

Notre Dame of Maryland University will host an information session to review course offerings. While there will be an overview of all programs in the Department of Education, the bachelor’s degree pathway for certification in ESOL or special education and the graduate-level pathway (a non-degree, graduate-level, state-approved teacher education program leading to initial certification in ESOL, special education, math, computer science or Spanish) are the two MCPS partnership programs.

For more information, contact Sarah Gruen or visit the Higher Education Partnerships website.

Moreland University, TEACH-NOW
Tuesday, May 28; 5-6 p.m.
RSVP on PDO, course #91498

Moreland’s TEACH-NOW certification program helps conditionally certified teachers earn their teaching licensure. This is an asynchronous online program that provides a flexible, affordable and accelerated pathway to certification.

During this information session, you will:

  • Learn about the TEACH-NOW program – schedule, learning goals and requirements.
  • Take the steps to complete the application. 
  • Learn about the license process.
  • Meet the Moreland team and an MCPS graduate of the program. 

For more information, contact Marjorie Guadarrama or visit the Higher Education Partnerships website