Maryland - Professional Development for Bullying Prevention: Staff Qualifications and Professional Development

Area: 
Staff Qualifications And Professional Development
Policy Type: 
Regulation
Summary: 

State law requires districts to provide professional development for school personnel on bullying prevention and response.

2017 Maryland Code Education 7-424.1 Model policy prohibiting bullying, harassment and intimidation

(g)  Educational programs. -- Each county board shall develop the following educational programs in its efforts to prevent bullying, harassment, and intimidation in schools:

  • (1) An educational bullying, harassment, and intimidation prevention program for students, staff, volunteers, and parents; and
  • (2) A teacher and administrator development program that trains teachers and administrators to implement the policy.
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