Professional Growth and Partnerships

The Office of Professional Growth and Partnerships coordinates, implements, and evaluates highly effective professional development for curriculum and instruction staff, teacher leaders and administrators in support of systemwide goals and indicators in Blueprint 2.0. Dr. Elizabeth Berquist serves as the Coordinator for this office.

The Office of Professional Growth and Partnerships:

  • Collaborates with Curriculum and Instruction staff to design and deliver research-based professional development that builds the capacity of Curriculum and Instruction staff to deliver highly effective professional learning and instructional practices in ways that improve teacher performance and student achievement.
  • Coordinates and implements professional learning for S.T.A.T. teachers, school-based professional learning communities for teacher leaders and administrators, and leads coaching cohorts for Curriculum and Instruction staff.
  • Supports the Office of Leadership Development with the design and delivery of professional learning for current and aspiring leaders.
  • Offers training sessions related to highly effective professional learning.

Workshop descriptions and registration information can found on the Online Registration System through BCPS One.

Contact Us
Dr. Elizabeth Berquist, Coordinator
Sean McComb, Resource Teacher
Jill Snell, Resource Teacher
Peggy Passaro, Program Assistant
Mary Jo Baron, Clerk
Phone: 443-809-6491
Fax: 410-296-3025

Organizational Development
Professional Growth and Partnerships
105 West Chesapeake Avenue
Jefferson Building - Lower Level
Baltimore, MD 21204

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