Below are all of the details for the credit process. If you have specific questions, please contact Erin O'Neal at 443-482-2056 or by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Credit for a Chesapeake Classrooms five-day immersion course is issued in accordance to the state in which you teach:
- District of Columbia* — Documentation of Contact Hours
- Maryland — 3 Continuing Professional Learning Credits
- Pennsylvania — Act 48 credit available for select PA courses.
- Virginia — Documentation of 45 Contact Hours
*D.C. teachers cannot earn recertification credit for courses taken outside of their district. Graduate credit is available; additional fees apply, see below.
Participants will receive their credit receipt by the end of October.
The Final Project is due September 1. Teachers need to upload them to the Chesapeake Classrooms SharePoint site (link coming soon). You will need to login. If you need to mail your Final Project on a CD, please send it to:
Chesapeake Bay Foundation
6 Herndon Ave
Annapolis, MD 21403
Participants in any course may register for graduate credit from Mary Baldwin College or Virginia Commonwealth University. See below for details on registration, fees, and course requirements. Graduate credit costs are in addition to the CBF course fee and require additional course work.
|Mary Baldwin University|
Course Title: Chesapeake Classrooms
|Requirements/Syllabus||Mary Baldwin University 2017 Syllabus|
|Payment Information||Send completed registration form along with the tuition fee of $714 to this address by August 15th:
Graduate Teacher Education
221 N. Market Street
Staunton, VA 24401
Make checks payable to Mary Baldwin University or you may pay with visa using the application form.
|Registration Deadline||August 15. You will receive a MBU username and password to use on Blackboard|
|Virginia Commonwealth University|
*Graduate credit from VCU is only available for teachers who participate in the Teachers on the Bay or A Bird's Eye View of Island Ecology summer courses*
Chesapeake Classrooms: Teachers on the Bay—Marine Ecology, June 26-30, 2017
Chesapeake Classrooms: A Bird's Eye View of Island Ecology, July 31-August 4, 2017
Course Number: LFSC 591c
Credits: 3 graduate credits in Life Science
Cost: $459 plus CBF's $350 course fee for Teachers on the Bay or $300 course fee for A Bird's Eye View.
For more information, contact the course instructor and CBF's Senior Educator, Bill Portlock at email@example.com
|Requirements/Syllabus||Course Syllabus and Course Requirements Coming Soon|
|Registration||Complete registration online at www.cbf.org/ccsummer and submit CBF's course fee. Contact Bill Portlock at firstname.lastname@example.org to confirm your intention to receive graduate credit.|
|Payment Information||After completing the registration online at www.cbf.org/ccsummer and paying the CBF course fee, tuition payment is due on the first day of class. Tuition payment needs to be by check or cash, no credit cards please.
Teachers on the Bay: checks payable to St. Margaret’s School (the fiscal agent for VCU for this course)
A Bird's Eye View: checks payable to the Chesapeake Bay Foundation
|Registration Deadline||Teachers on the Bay - June 1, 2017
Islands of the Bay - July 15, 2017
Contact Erin O'Neal in the Chesapeake Bay Foundation's Education Office at 443-482-2056 or by e-mail at email@example.com with questions.