UMBC & Graduate Credits

TDP fellows can earn up to six graduate credits from UMBC for participation in the Summer Institute and Summer Workshops (3 credits), and the three Inquiry-to-Action Groups (1 credit each). Fellows qualify for credits by attending the sessions and producing authentic work products that can be shared with other teachers.

Stipends, credits and products:

There are stipends or tuition awards available for fellows who fulfill the requirements of the various sessions.  Class expectations include:

  • Social justice curriculum units to be be implemented in a classroom, a collection of student work, revisions to curricular products based on implementation, and uploading on the TDP website for other teachers to use
  • An education advocacy blog that has been started and maintained
  • Education advocacy work that can be presented at a conference
  • An intermediate-level video that can be shared at an event and discussed