Staff Development

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Cabin John Middle School is a Phase One School in the Teacher Evaluation System. This site has been developed to aid teachers in the Professional Growth Cycle (PGC) and to provide resources for continuing professional growth.


 Professional Resources

Equity Resources 
Equitable Classroom Practices 
Index of Equitable Classroom Practices 

MCPS Middle School Instruction and Achievement (MSIA)
Maryland State Assessment (MSA)
MCPS High School Instruction and Achievement 
High School Assessment (HSA)
Framework for Improving Teaching and Learning (one page)
Curriculum, Instruction, Special Education, and Student Services
Office of Curriculum and Instructional Programs (OCIP) 

Skillful Teaching and Leading 
Curriculum Training and Development 
MCPS Technology Resources Page
Activator Strategies Project
Summarizing Strategies Project
Toolkit98 Assessment Library 
Professional Learning Community Resources 

Differentiated Instruction & Testing Accommodations for ESOL Students


Teacher Evaluation

Staff Development Resources 
Teacher Professional Growth Handbook 
Frequently Asked Questions 

Professional Development Plan (PDP)

SMART Outcome Planner 
Professional Development Options
PDP Standards
PDP Form 425-35
PDP Progress Checkpoint Form 425-36
PDP Spring Review Form 425-37  

MCPS Training & Continuing Professional Development Education

PDO Course Registration 
MCPS eLearning
Tuition Reimbursement Registration InformationCPD Course Information
Reading Course Checklist (must be submitted for all reading courses)
MCPS Office of Organizational Development
Office of Organizational Development Projects Overview 
MCPS Most Requested Forms
CPS Staff Forms 
Higher Education Partnerships