Resources and Services

Provided by UMD Faculty Liaisons

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  • Maintaining the critical communication link between the high school and UMD.
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  • Review of teachers applications.
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  • Orientations and professional development workshops for first-time and continuing CITS teachers.
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  • Support in CITS course curricula, text selection, syllabi, and assessments.
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  • Facilitation of CITS subject-specific online and in-person discussions of new research findings, explorations of content, evaluation of new classroom resources, and the sharing of best practices among the peer group.
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  • As requested by CITS teachers, presentations to students during site visits.

Coordinated by CITS Program Staff

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  • Teacher and course approval processes.
  • Registration of students and assistance with obtaining UCards
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  • Assistance grade submission, class rosters, petitions, securing transcripts, and UMD CITS credit at colleges/universities.
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  • Visits by faculty liaisons to high school classrooms.
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  • Assistance with UMD policies, deadlines and processes.
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  • Creation of professional development opportunities for high school teachers
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  • Campus visits by high school classes to observe classes and attend special events.
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  • End-of-course, one-year-out and four-year-out surveys regarding CITS experiences.
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