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About Maryland Micro-Credentials for Creative Classrooms

Micro-Credentials for Creative Classrooms is the new suite of competency-based professional learning courses for facilitators of creative classrooms. Beginning with the pre-requisite course, MCreds 101: Learning through The Creative Process: Standards-Driven Creative Spaces, each course focuses on acquiring a specific knowledge reservoir for use in schools and communities, including music, dance, visual arts, literary arts, media arts, theatre and multidisciplinary arts spaces.

How do I get a Maryland Micro-Credential for Creative Classrooms?
Participants are able to personalize their professional learning by:

  1. Selecting courses based on their own professional needs,

  2. Attending two half-day sessions, and

  3. Submitting proof of assigned Independent Work.

Successful completion will result in a Professional Endorsement from the Maryland State Arts Council.
*Continuing Professional Development (CPD) credit is also available from the Maryland State Department of Education for Arts Educators.

What is the cost?
All courses are FREE.

Who is eligible for these courses?
Maryland arts educators and community/teaching artists are eligible for Maryland Micro-Credentials for Creative Classrooms.