System of Professional Learning Grant


The purpose of this grant is to design and implement a system of professional learning tied to the career ladder for teachers to build their capacity in various educational areas to advance the goals of the Blueprint for Maryland’s Future.

When will the application be open?

This Grant Information Guide (GIG) was released on May 20, 2024.

Application Submission Date

Proposals are due no later than 5:00p.m. on June 16, 2024.

Funding Amount Available

Up to $2,000,000 - Awards may vary based on the application. MSDE may award components separately.

Estimated Number of Grants

One (1)

Customer Service Support Sessions

MSDE will hold two customer service support sessions for interested applicants. During these sessions, MSDE personnel will review what applicants need to get started, the program requirements, as well as a walk-through of the application.

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Video Call Link

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Video Call Link


If you have questions about the application or the process, please contact the Program Managers:

Tami James
Professional Development Coordinator, Office of Instructional Programs and Services
Office: (410)767-0100

Melissa Chandler
National Board State Coordinator, Division of Educator Effectiveness
Office: (410)767-5654


Grant Information Guide (PDF)

Application for Participation (PDF)

Application for Participation (Word)