Faculty Liaisons

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Each UMD course offered through CITS has at least one UMD faculty liaison/coordinator selected from the course's academic department. The faculty liaison is responsible for:

  • Designing and delivering workshops to prepare first-time and continuing CITS teachers to teach University-level courses;
  • Overseeing CITS course curricula, text selection, syllabi, assessment and evaluation;
  • Overseeing implementation of the approved UMD grading rubric;
  • Facilitating CITS subject-specific online discussions;
  • Maintaining the critical link between the high schools and UMD for ensuring quality and integrity of the CITS programs;
  • Mentoring CITS teachers;
  • Evaluating CITS teachers' classroom teaching and sharing best practices; and
  • Presenting course content to CITS students during site visits, as requested by the CITS teacher.