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Thinkport wants to help you be the best teacher you can be. Through Think Career you'll be able to expand your experience through professional development programs and interaction with your peers online.

Course Enrollment

Enroll in an MSDE-approved online course through Thinkport. Courses offered by PBS TeacherLine and Johns Hopkins University.

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Principal Pipeline

Critical Conversations: A Town Hall Meeting on School Leadership

Watch officials from Prince George’s County Public Schools and fellow educational leaders hold an inspiring conversation to discuss the importance of developing exceptional principals through the innovative practices of the Wallace Foundation’s Principal Pipeline Initiative.

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Online Course

Searching and Researching on the Internet

Learn methods and concepts related to searching the Internet for useful information. Explore and compare a number of different search engines and learn to use them effectively and efficiently with students. Examine ethical issues that may arise when students use these tools in the classroom.



Online Certification

Keep track of your teaching certification online with the Maryland State Department of Education. See exactly what you need to do to renew your certification or gain a new one.


New Teacher Advice

With the help of Dr. Darla Strouse, Director of MD Teacher of the Year program, Thinkport has assembled some of the most talented teachers in the state of MD, to share with you, their advice, ideas, encouragment, and motivational stories. 



MINT -  Maryland Initiative for New Teachers supports new teachers through statewide and regional collaboration, resources, newsletters, incentives, and opportunities to socialize and participate in professional development.   

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Reading Tips

Think about taking an online course to build your skills in helping struggling readers.

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