State law encourages districts to provide professional development for school personnel on bullying prevention and response, or requires districts to review district policy content.
Maryland Code 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.
Maryland’s Model Policy To Address Bullying, Harassment, or Intimidation
This document mentions providing PD on bullying prevention.