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Teacher Academy of Maryland

Program Description
TAM prepares students for further education and careers in the education profession. The program focuses on human growth and development through adolescence, teaching as a profession, curriculum and instruction, an education academy internship.  Upon completion of the program and passing the ParaPro test or Praxis Core, high school graduates are ready for employment in the education field and prepared for post-secondary education.  Students can receive college credit and scholarships to several Maryland baccalaureate teacher education programs.

Available College Credits Available Certifications

Bowie State University (3 credits)
College of Southern Maryland (3 Credits)
Coppin State University (3 Credits + Scholarship)
Frostburg University (6 Credits)
Hood College (3 Credits + Scholarship)
McDaniel College (Scholarship)
Morgan State University (3 Credits)
Salisbury University (3, 4, or 5 Credits + Scholarship)
St. Mary's College of Maryland (4 Credits + Scholarship)
Stevenson University (3 or 6 Credits)
Towson University (3 Credits + Scholarship)

Praxis I


Click to view the complete description of agreements for all 11 schools. 

Course Sequence
Teaching as a Profession
Human Growth and Development
Curriculum and Instruction
Education Academy Internship

Sample High School Schedule

   9th Grade  10th Grade  11th Grade  12th Grade
 1 Technology Education Requirement

Teaching as a Profession

Human and Growth Developement Foundations of Curriculum and Instruction
 2 Health/Fitness For Life Requirement Elective Elective Education Academy Internship
 3 Fine Arts Requirement Financial Literacy Elective Elective
 4 Science Requirement Science Requirement Science Requirement Elective
 5 History Requirement History Requirement History Requirement Elective
 6 English Requirement English Requirement English Requirement English Requirement
 7 Math Requirement Math Requirement Math Requirement Math Requirement

  *Note: The schedule above is a sample only. Students should always review course selections with school counselors and refer to the current Charles County Public Schools High School Program of Studies.*

High Schools that Offer the Program
Lackey High School
La Plata High School
McDonough High School
North Point High School
St. Charles High School
Thomas Stone High School
Westlake High School

Post-Program Completion College Verification Forms
Below are the forms required for each college/university in order to take advantage of credit/scholarship articulation agreements. Click on the name of the college/university to access the form.

Bowie State University

College of Southern Maryland (CSM)

Coppin State University

Frostburg State University

Hood College

McDaniel College

Morgan State University

Salisbury University

St. Mary's College of Maryland

Stevenson University

Towson University