Media Alert: Master Teacher Focus Group Set For Washington County

MSDE Continues To Put Focus On Educator Support

For Immediate Release                                            Contact: Bill Reinhard, 410-767-0486

Baltimore, MD (March 5, 2014)

WHO:             Western Maryland Master Teachers
                        Representatives from the Maryland State Department of Education

WHAT:          Gathering of Master Teachers involved in MSDE’s Educator Effectiveness Academies over the past three years.  The Academies were three-day intensive professional development programs designed to prepare educators for Maryland’s College and Career-Ready Standards.  The focus groups will look at school and system progress implementing the Standards and chart the need for additional professional development for educators.

WHEN:          5-7 p.m., Thursday, March 6
WHERE:       Washington County Department of Education
                      Funkstown Room
                      10435 Downsville Pike
                       Hagerstown, MD 21740