School to School Sharing
Share youR strengths. Fill a need.
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A stipend of $500 will be given to selected schools that are providing a one-time learning opportunity of 4 hours or less.
A stipend of $1,000 will be given to selected schools offering a full day offering or an offering that includes a follow-up learning opportunity or other follow-up activities, like check-ins or school visits.
Note, there are no designated use of funds required. The funds will be released upon submission of the Reporting Form after the training is offered.
Share resources and information resulting from programs developed at public charter schools
Forge partnerships with other public charter and non charter public schools implementing key successful programs, projects and/or practices
Must be a Maryland Public Charter School
Preference for schools offering topics identified as highest priority. To determine priority focus areas, click here.
Some form of demonstrated expertise in the topic
Clear learning objectives and a plan for how to effectively deliver content and engage participants
Be interactive, engaging, and consider best practice approaches to adult learning
Allow time for participants to engage and interact with one another
Be prepared with whatever technology or materials will be used and let participants know how best to prepare in advance
Not include “infomercials” or a particular vendor, consultant or product
Among other norms, promise confidentiality for participants
MAPCS staff and consultants are available as resources for promoting the opportunity at your school, and/or for advising on content and approach.
Time frame: Between September 1, 2019 - January 2020
First round proposal submission deadline: September 30, 2019
Notification of approval: October 15, 2019
Reporting due up to one month after training is offered. A select number of schools will be chosen of those who apply. See Reporting Form for format.
ADDITIONAL Professional Development Opportunities
Sponsored by Maryland public charter school operators. Open to all school professionals.
Baltimore Teacher Network
Offers a Teacher’s Resource Center including drop-in office hours and workshops.
Annual National charter schools conference
Orlando, Florida | June 21 - June 24, 2020
The National Charter Schools Conference is the premier conference for current and aspiring charter school leaders. This conference is about being part of a movement, learning from the best in the field, and learning from each other. Meeting peers that struggle with the same issues you do—or have solutions to offer you—is an incredible learning experience.
ADDITIONAL Opportunities for public charter school professionals to present workshops on their own topics
Open to all teachers.