Draft Standards

Below are links to the draft USM standards on diversity, multiculturalism and urban education in teacher preparation.  Within each of the three core areas (Partnerships, Contextually Responsive Teaching, and Minority Recruitment and Retention), you will find related outcomes, indicators and suggested effective practices. To print out a full copy of the draft USM diversity standards, please go here.

We encourage you to add your suggestions for effective practices via the database you will find linked to the left or at the bottom of each page of indicators.

I. Partnerships

II. Contextually Responsive Teaching

III. Minority Recruitment and Retention


Dr. Kendra Wallace
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
ACIV Building, Office 407
Phone: 410-455-6570