Natalie Jones, Professional Development Teacher Specialist
County Public Schools is committed to providing rigorous, culturally
responsive academic opportunities for every child.
That Is Multicultural and Student Achievement (ETMA) is in
accordance with Marylandís Education That Is Multicultural (COMAR
13A.04.05) and AACPSís Bridge to Excellence Master Plan.
The Education That Is Multicultural and Student Achievementís
mission is to provide meaningful and relevant professional development
for cultural proficiency and culturally responsive instruction so that
achievement is accelerated for every student in Anne Arundel County
Through ETMA Professional Development, we envision:
Educators who understand the influence of cultural
experiences in both their teaching and interactions with students.
Educators who recognize the importance of building
relationships with students.
Educators who have a great capacity to create culturally
supportive learning environments and foster achievement for every
Practitioners who understand the value of initiating and
sustaining professional conversations about the elimination of