Common Core State Summit - Maryland


Outcomes – Leaders:

  • Participated in building and enhancing a productive learning community of stakeholders to support the transition to and implementation of the Common Core State Curriculum (CCSC)
  • Developed a deeper understanding of challenges facing school districts across the state
  • Generated collaborative solutions and/or recommendations for addressing the challenges
  • Examined and provide input toward the development of the Common Core Learning Community
  • Provided expertise toward the development of resources to support the “Core Challenge”
  • Increased awareness of the Maryland State Department of Education’s (MSDE’s) plan for the development of the CCSC Toolkit.
Summit Meeting PowerPoint Slides (9/23/11-9/24/11)

"A Common Challenge: Developing Understanding of Critical Content Areas"
Presentation by Dr. Francis (Skip) Fennell (9/23/11)

View video (70 minutes) | Download PowerPoint slides

Summit State Recommendations (9/24/11)

Upcoming Events and Activities

October 21, 2011
MCTM Annual Conference
, Reservoir High School (Fulton, MD)

November 21, 2011       
Core Challenge - Southern Region (Anne Arundel, Calvert, Charles*, Prince George's, St. Mary's)
Location: North Point High School, 2500 Davis Road, Waldorf, MD 20603
Start time: 8:00 a.m.  End time: 4:30 p.m.

November 22, 2011
Core Challenge - Central Region 1 (Baltimore City, Baltimore Co., Harford*, Howard, Montgomery)
Location:  Center for Educational Opportunity, 253 Paradise Road, Aberdeen, MD 21001
Start time: 8:00 a.m.  End time: 4:30 p.m.

November 30, 2011
Core Challenge - Western Region (Allegheny, Carroll, Frederick, Garrett, Washington*)
Location:  Washington County Central Office, 820 Commonwealth Avenue, Hagerstown, MD 21740
Start time: 8:00 a.m.  End time: 4:30 p.m.

December 1, 2011
Core Challenge - Eastern Region (Caroline, Cecil, Dorchester, Kent, Queen Anne's, Somerset, Talbot*, Wicomico, Worcester)
Location: Talbot County Education Center (TCEC) 12 Magnolia St, Easton, MD 21601
Start time: 8:00 a.m.  End time: 4:30 p.m.

December 8, 2011
Core Challenge - Central Region 2 (Baltimore City, Baltimore Co., Harford, Howard, Montgomery*)
Location: MCPS Professional Library, 9636 Gudelsky Dr, Education Building III, Room 1200, Rockville, MD 20850
Start time: 8:00 a.m.  End time: 4:30 p.m.

* Host District