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News and Updates for Baltimore City Public Schools' Mentors

Review this newsletter for important messages and information about (or related to) professional development for mentors and new teachers, teacher support, and new teacher induction. Please feel free to share information included here with teachers (new and seasoned) at your school.

Contents:
  1. Mentor Accountability Log Updates
  2. 2016 Summer Mentor Academy Updates
  3. Teacher Appreciation Week Deals
  4. Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Information
  5. PROJECT C.Y.C.L.E. Last Session May 17
  6. Summer EDCamp Registration!

SAVE THESE IMPORTANT SUMMER DATES!


2016 Mentor Academy - July 18-21,Location TBD
New Teacher Boot Camp - August 1-5, Location TBD
New Teacher Summer Institute - August 8-12, Location NDMU Campus

THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE AND SUPPORT TO NEW TEACHERS!!!

Mentor Accountability Logs - All entries in the Mentor Accountability Log (MAL) were to be updated and completed by Sunday, May 1, 2016. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact Shanna Warburton-Barnes.


A copy of all of your entries will be sent to you by Wednesday, May 11, 2016.

MENTOR ACCOUNTABILITY LOG LINK


THIS LINK WILL OFFICIALLY CLOSE:


11.59 P.M., SUNDAY, MAY 8, 2016.

Happy National Teachers' Week!

Teacher Appreciation 2016!

We hope you were showered with appreciation all week long!

Thank you for your commitment to our children in Baltimore City Schools!


Teacher Appreciation Week Deals

From restaurant discounts to clothing promotions, use these deals to save money throughout Teacher Appreciation Week. Some of these deals are still available!


Click here to check the list again!

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Forms

CPD stands for Continuing Professional Development. There are several courses or activities that are approved by MSDE for credit. Please do not confuse these with Continuing Education Units (CEUs) because they are not the same and will not be applicable towards your recertification. f you need a CPD form signed, please scan it and send to: CPDLiaison@bcps.k12.md.us

If you have any questions related to CPDs, please email Shanna Warburton-Barnes:

CPDLiaison@bcps.k12.md.us

Project CYCLE Mentors - May 17th - Last Session - 4-7 p.m.

THE LAST DAY for PROJECT CYCLE VIDEO UPLOADING will be MONDAY, MAY 23, 2016.


Please make sure you complete this participation form (linked here) and list all teachers working with you on Project C.Y.C.L.E. This list will be the master used for awarding AUs, equipment, etc. (Please be careful with the spelling of names, emails, and correct employee ID#'s.)


Check you email for more details about our last session at the PDC, May 17th from 4-7 p.m. Remind your teachers to attend, May 17th, 4-6 p.m. at the PDC.

Registration is now open for the Summer of Edcamps! Please register today, tickets will sell out. http://bit.ly/2016summeredcamps

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Teacher Support and Development

Organizational Development Office

Teacher Support and Development

Room 212, 200 E. North Ave.


Shanna Warburton-Barnes:

-Mentor Program Lead

-Professional Development Schools (PDS) Coordinator

-Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Liaison


Tina Jablonowski:

-Coordinator, New Teacher Support