We recognize and are deeply moved by the profound tragedies of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. We beleive it is time for us all to ask ourselves, are we our brother’s keeper?


We Are The Baltimore Teacher Network

Our Mission

Our Mission is to grow, sustain, and retain a vibrant group of professional teachers in Baltimore who: mutually support each other's teaching practice; influence local school reform policy through public debates and publications; and jointly create work environments that encourage true teacher leadership and on-going innovation.

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The Baltimore Teachers Network was founded in 1998 by a group of teachers and administrators associated with the Resident Teacher Program. They recognized the political nature of their work and the need for teacher support that was based on the experience of teachers and their classrooms.

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Young Scholars in Service (YSIS)

BTN and ConneXions has partnered to develop an academic, social and artistic community learning center that enriches the lives of our students, their parents and families. The Young Scholars in Service (YSIS) after school enrichment program aims to be a cluster of academic clinics highlighting curriculum aligned with Maryland's College & Career Readiness Standards and Common Core...

For more information contact info@btnetwork.org

We Are Recruiting!

I hope you are all enjoying your summer – and getting excited about the start of school in just a few weeks.

As we prepare for a successful start to our school year, the Office of Human Capital is launching a campaign to recruit more great teachers and staff. And who better to help us find strong candidates than you? You have a unique perspective on the impact a teacher and other staff members can have on students and the deep satisfaction a teacher and other staff feel in leading students to reach their full potential.

We invite you to refer friends, family members, or colleagues to us.
Our staff members are ready to contact your referrals and help them through the application process.

We are currently recruiting teachers in the following areas,
with particular need in the areas in bold:

    Call us at: 410-469-9902, or Email us: rhowell@btnetwork.org
    • ECE/Elementary Education
    • English
    • Mathematics
    • Special Education
    • Career Technology Education (CTE)
    • ESOL
    • Fine Arts
    • Foreign Language
    • Health & Physical Education
    • Library Media Specialists
    • Science
    • Social Studies
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    We are also recruiting for substitute teachers (at least 30 college credits required). More information about requirements for substitutes and pay scales are available here.

    Teacher Resource Center

    BTN operates a Teacher Resource Center at 2701 N. Charles Street, Suite 401. This is a space where teachers, para educators, parents, and community activists can sit and talk as they interpret the complex landscape of urban teaching. BTN operates from the belief that the most effective classrooms are ones in which: teachers and paras know how to develop one-on-one relationships with parents; in which teachers, paras, and students understand the history and social context of Baltimore; and in which all stakeholders collaborate to bridge cultural divides. For a low annual fee, the TRC provides on-site services such as: mentoring, a lending library, a teachers' resource exchange, assistance with grant writing, workshops for new teachers, space for independently run teacher groups, a retreat location for faculty groups from schools, a Friday night Teacheasy, and practical/reflective sessions where teachers connect out in the community with parents on issues of mutal concern.


    The TRC offers many benefits to members.
    (Link to brochure - Coming Soon)

    Apply For Membership

    Please CONTACT US to apply for general membership. Please indicate your interest in being on the organizing committee or let a staff member at the center know that you are interested.

    Call us at: 410-469-9902, or Email us: rhowell@btnetwork.org

    A message from the Executive Director – Elijah Etheridge

    Are we our brother’s keeper???????

    We recognize and are deeply moved by the profound tragedies of hurricanes Harvey and Irma. This is a time that is one of those defining moments that test our resolve to demonstrate what it truly means to be a United States of America. Now is the time that we must come together to stand shoulder to shoulder with our fellow brothers and sisters, countrymen and women in their time of great need and suffering. Now is the time to demonstrate that we truly are our brother’s keeper.

    Baltimore Teacher Network is happy to stand with Dr. Sonja Santelises – CEO of Baltimore City Public Schools in the effort to raise money and other tangible resource donations to help in the relief and recovery efforts of those affected by the recent storms across our nation. From Houston Texas to the state of Florida the devastating results of hurricane Harvey and Irma have left hundreds of thousands of people homeless and have created billions of dollars of destruction. Millions of people have been affected and far too many have paid the ultimate price (their lives) as a result of these storms.

    We appeal to all school administrators, faculty members, parents and students to do whatever you can to raise as much as you can to help those that have lost so much. You can give directly by clicking on the link below:

    You can also bring your donations to ConneXions: A Community Based Arts School and Independence Local I High School. We will make sure these donations go directly to the relief efforts. Cash, money orders or checks are welcome. Non perishable goods, food for animals, and water are needed. For more info please call BTN at 410-469-9902, Independence at 443-642-2504 and ConneXions at 443-984-1420.

    On behalf of the entire BTN family, we thank you for your kind act of generosity.

    “We are our brother’s keeper”

    Is a Charitable Fundraising Event, with special Guest Marilyn Mosby

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