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The Education Foundation to provide coats, art supplies, books for BCPS staff to distribute to students

NOTTINGHAM, MD— Through several events in January, The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools will be distributing materials to school system staff to be distributed to BCPS students. “Over the last several months, we have been reaching out to area businesses, individuals, and organizations seeking support for our RISE for a Brighter Future initiative and Share the Warmth campaign,” …


Education

Crossroads Center’s Kristen Nielsen named 2019-20 BCPS Teacher of the Year

TOWSON, MD – Crossroads Center student Abby Lawson is just a few weeks away from graduation, and she credits her English language arts teacher, Kristen Nielsen, for helping her get there and being her inspiration. “Unfortunately, not every school can have her, but I was blessed with her, and everything she’s done for me,” Lawson said. Nielsen, a champion for …


BCPS administrator from Parkville to serve as national staff developer for 2019 AVID Summer Institute

TOWSON, MD – Two Baltimore County Public Schools administrators have been selected to serve as national staff developers for the 2019 AVID (Advancement Via Individual Determination) Summer Institute. Michael Barberesi, supervisor in the Office of College and Career Readiness, and Molly LaBricciosa, AVID site team coordinator at Pikesville High School, will facilitate professional learning strands at AVID Summer Institutes across …

Nottingham-area elementary schools to join BCPS AVID College Readiness System

Baltimore County Public Schools is expanding its schoolwide AVID College Readiness System to 10 additional elementary schools, beginning in the 2019 – 2020 school year. This school year, BCPS offers AVID, which stands for Advancement Via Individual Determination, in 22 high schools, three alternative schools, 19 middle schools, and one elementary school (Holabird). “Through AVID –– students throughout a school …

Overlea High School student chosen to speak at national AVID Summer Institute

TOWSON, MD. – She sat in the audience. And then, she discovered that she was actually the reason for the assembly. Madison Wood, a senior at Overlea High School, learned on May 1 that she has been selected from 1,000 applicants to be a speaker at the AVID Summer Institute in Philadelphia on July 19. AVID stands for Advancement Via …