black history monthBCPS celebrates Black/African American History month every February.  Join us in paying tribute to the generations of African Americans who struggled with adversity to achieve full citizenship in American society. Put the power of celebrating diversity to work in the classroom with ready-to-use lesson plans, student activities, collection guides and research aids on African American History, the American Civil War, and the Civil Rights Movement.

Resources for The Study of the History of African Americans
More Diversity Resources & Links

African American History Month official website: Contains numerous lessons, historical information and videos. The website is a collaborative project of the Library of Congress and the National Endowment for the Humanities, National Gallery of Art, National Park Service, Smithsonian Institution, United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and U.S. National Archives and Records Administration.

Another way to celebrate diversity and multicultural connections year-round:

Character Education: Each Monthly Character Education Newsletter and Family Newsletter contains lessons, videos and activities on BCPS’s 8 character traits. These traits promote positive behavior and create a safer and more respectful learning environment for our students.

Observances: Access more resources at other days of observance related to diversity and bullying prevention.

Resources for The Study of Women’s Contributions to the United StatesClick here to access resources to use with both elementary and secondary grade students

Resources for The Study of Haitian Heritage Month/Haitian Flag DayHaitian Heritage Month Resources

SharePoint: This website hosts only a portion of DPI’s resources on the 6 strands of prevention. BCPS employees can access DPI’s extensive warehouse of resources in DPI’s SharePoint.