Professional Learning Opportunities

Check out the Spring 2017 CCPS and MSDE CPD credit bearing classes as well as special offers from our college and university partners!

CPD Credits:

Graduate Credits & Required Coursework:

As with any graduate or professional develoment course charging tuition,

please refer to the negotiated agreement  and Human Resources tuition reimbursement process prior to registering.

Those interested in taking a CCPS CPD course and are not current employees must register through Staff Development.  Please click here for the appropriate registration form.  There is a $25 per credit fee for noncontracted CCPS teachers.

CCPS Professional Learning Newsletter

 One stop shopping for all Professional  Learning opportunities within CCPS and across the state! 

Professional Development System

Click the icon to be directed to CCPS’s internal listing of courses & workshops.  Register for CCPS activities through this app located in WebPortal.  Only available to CCPS contracted employees.


Need credits?  Take a look at this self paced learning opportunity!

MSDE’s Online Course Offerings

A listing of the Spring 2017 online courses being offered by MSDE for Maryland Educators. 

MSDE’s Professional Learning Blackboard Page

MSDE’s listing of non-credit bearing learning opportunities

CPD options

This document is a complete listing of activities ‘other than courses’ teachers may complete in order to earn CPD credit.  Please note which require preapproval.

CCPS Part B Preapproval Form

Higher Education Partners & Cohorts


March 6th - 4:00 - 5:00 pm

Academic advisors from McDaniel College will be available to meet with Curriculum & Instruction Master's Degree students. No appointment is necessary.

This is a great opportunity for prospective students to receive information about our graduate programs and for current students to discuss their personal program and course selection.

March 16th - Informational meeting regarding a new cohort in Equity & Excellence in Education!

Walden University

Register today for the 1/9/17 semester - Online, self-paced, graduate courses

The Richard W. Riley College of Education and Leadership at Walden University is thrilled to share the opportunity for teachers to enroll in single, graduate level courses at a reduced rate.  Through Walden’s partnership with Carroll County Public Schools these online, 3 credit graduate courses are $385/course.  In these self-directed courses you progress at your own pace, with assignments due at 3 different intervals in the course.  To learn more, view the attached flyer and click on the link for more information.

If you have any questions or would like further information contact Walden University representative, Katie Hykes-Waddell at or 443-286-3196.

Carroll Community College

SP17 MSDE Approved Courses


Human Resource Center

HR Center lists all the courses and credits currently applied to you certificate as well as the type of certificate, expiration date and endorsements applied to your certificate.

MSDE Certification & Renewal Information

Not a CCPS teacher?  Click the icon for details regarding certificate renewal procedures.

Contact Information:

Jamie Weaver, Coordinator of Teacher Induction