The Team

Our team is talented and committed!

We are mission-driven and love to see students succeed.

Laura Doherty



Tobi Morris

Marketing and Development Associate


Marvelyn Johnson

Academic Coach

Wayne Lawson

Database Specialist


Larry Schugam

Executive VP and Chief Development Officer


Susan Lattimore

Academic Coach

Rosemary Byron

Academic Coach

Jon McGill

Director of Academic Affairs


Angela Scott

Human Resources Administrator


Brenda Kahn

Academic Coach

In support of our educational model, BCP employs School-Based Instructional Coaches:

City Springs Elementary/Middle School
Stacey Hicks
Jenae Toulson
Tiffany Key
Vicky Jennings

Frederick Elementary
Charmaine Turner

Govans Elementary School
Regina Jones
Linda Frost

Hampstead Hill Academy
Nora Hogan
Carey Fetting-Smith
Megan Trainer
Kathi Sexton

Wolfe Street Academy
Maura Farrall

Board of Directors

Victor Abiamiri
Portfolio Analyst, Brown Advisory

Danisha L. Allen, MD
Pathology Department, Saint Agnes Hospital

Robert I. Benjamin
Senior Editor, T. Rowe Price

John T. Bullock, Ph.D.
Councilman, Baltimore City Council

Jacquelyn Duval-Harvey, Ph.D.
Deputy Health Officer, Prince George’s County Health Department

Bailey Evans Fine
Community Volunteer

Christopher N. Forrest
President, York Road Partnership

Ryan Galloway, CPA
Global Sales & Commercial Senior Finance Manager, Microsoft

George Hess
Board Chairman

Mohannad “Mo” Jishi
Group Vice President, M&T Bank

Heather L. Mitchell
Counsel, Venable LLP

Michael Niccolini
President, MCM Capital Partners, LLC

Anne S. Perkins
Community Volunteer

Rachel Pfeifer, Ph.D.
Executive Director, College & Career Readiness, Baltimore City Public Schools

H. Canfield (Toby) Pitts
Princeton Capital Management

Deborah Ramsey
Executive Director, Unified Efforts – Out of School Time Youth Center

Stuart O. Simms, Esq.
Partner, Brown, Goldstein & Levy

Nora Shettel
Director, Corporate Insurance, Legg Mason Global Asset Management

Georgia Smith
Community Volunteer

Thiru Vignarajah
Assistant U.S. Attorney
United States Department of Justice, District of Maryland

Jennifer Blois Vitelkites
Executive Director, Ernst & Young LLP

Map & Directions

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Baltimore, MD 21224
Fax: 410-675-7030






Social Media

It has been an exciting few weeks for City Springs Elementary / Middle full of awards, honors and activitie. Please help City Springs continue to provide the programs and services that support outstanding students and teachers by donating at:

City Springs Teachers Elena Gagnier Simmons and Dorothy Glewwe were two of the the top 10 semi-finalists for the 2018 Baltimore City Public Schools Teacher of the Year Award.

City Springs Elementary / Middle School student Tajma Burnside was selected to receive the The Baltimore City Youth Commission "We Are the Dream" Award. This award honors civically engaged youth under the age of 25 from Baltimore City, who emulate Dr. King's dream and passion for empowering and uplifting the community.

Principal Rhonda Richetta gave a presentation on Restorative Practices at the Sayra and Neil Meyerhoff Center for Families, Children and the Courts the Courts’ Tenth Annual Urban Child Symposium: Restorative Practices and the Urban Child: Rethinking School Discipline on April 4, 2018 the John and Frances Angelos Law Center. City Springs 5th grader, Cavoi, closed out the Symposium by leading attendees in a mindfulness breathing exercise.

The Maryland State Senate passed a resolution on April 5, 2018 to recognize City Springs Elementary/Middle School teacher Wyatt Oroke for his "dedication and commitment to education through empathy, critical thinking and social justice while fundraising for the victims of Hurricane Harvey."

City Springs Elementary / Middle Academic Coaches Stacey Hicks, Jenae Toulson, and Tiffany Key provided their second training for Hopkins students who volunteer at City Springs at the Johns Hopkins University Carey Business School on April 6, 2016. They trained students in reading intervention strategies (Step Up and Duet Reading; gave an overview of Direct Instruction (DI); showed a video on how students learn to read using the DI curriculum; and provided a synopsis of Singapore math.

EduLab@LightCity kicked off on April 18th with Atman Smith and Ali Smith of the Holistic Life Foundation, Inc. in conversation with Rhonda Richetta, Principal of City Springs Elementary/Middle School, moderated by Karen Webber of Open Society Institute-Baltimore.
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Another Are You Smarter than a BCP 5th Grader? has come and gone. The teams tied, allowing the adults to leave with their dignity intact. Thank you to Baltimore City Public Schools CEO Sonja Santelis, Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Darryl De Sousa, WYPR's Tom Hall, BCP Founder Muriel Van Dusen Berkeley and Brown, Goldstein & Levy, LLP Partner Stuart Simms for competing! Thank you to our sponsors: McGraw-Hill Education, Venable LLP, Brown Advisory, WYPR, Chesapeake Employers Insurance, Congressional Bank, Coppermine Fieldhouse, Executive Insurance Benefits, EY, Gerry's Tire and Automotive Service, Jmore, Summit Business Technologies, T. Rowe Price, Pompeian, MDmojo, MECU of Baltimore, Leonard Paper Company, and The Children's Bookstore. ... See MoreSee Less

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Remember when Mr. O appeared on the The Ellen Show? Help us prepare more Baltimore Curriculum Project teachers like Mr. O for the classroom by making a gift at:
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Looking forward to seeing Muriel Berkeley compete in Are You Smarter than a BCP 5th Grader? tomorrow at 6:15pm at City Springs Elementary / Middle. There are still a few tickets left at

Muriel Berkeley was the founding president of the Baltimore Curriculum Project (BCP) which operates five Baltimore City charter schools that serve every family in their zoned neighborhoods. She founded BCP in 1996 and retired from BCP in 2012.

Berkeley taught for most of her career: in elementary school classrooms in North Hanover Township, New Jersey and Baltimore City; in middle school classrooms in Baltimore City; and in undergraduate and graduate school classrooms at Goucher College, Towson University and George Washington University. Berkeley earned a BA in Social Relations at Radcliffe College, Harvard University and a Ph.D. in Social Relations at the Johns Hopkins University.

Currently, Berkeley serves on the Advisory Board of Open Society Institute-Baltimore, the Board of Trustees of the International Institute for Restorative Practices (IIRP), and the Board of Trustees of the National Institute for Direct Instruction (NIFDI).

Commissioner Berkeley was appointed to the Baltimore City Board of School Commissioners in 2015. She serves as a member of the Teaching & Learning Committee.
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Congratulations to City Springs Elementary / Middle School Teachers Elena Gagnier Simmons and Dorothy Glewwe on being two of the the top 10 semi-finalists for the 2018 Baltimore City Public Schools Teacher of the Year Award! ... See MoreSee Less

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BCP is proud to have been an educational partner for WE Day Baltimore. A number of BCP partners were educational partners for WE Day including Art with a Heart, Baltimore City Public Schools, Child First Authority, Living Classrooms Foundation, Middle Grades Partnership and Maryland State Department of Education. #WEDay ... See MoreSee Less

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And so ends an amazing #WEDay Baltimore. Thank you WEMovement for making BCP, City Springs Middle/Elementary School Frederick Elementary School Hampstead Hill Academy and Wolfe Street Academy a part of it! ... See MoreSee Less

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City Springs Elementary / Middle Teacher Wyatt Oroke speaks at #WEDay Baltimore WeMovement ... See MoreSee Less

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Panel on what charter sector needs with Amanda Fenton @QualityCharters Paul O’Neill @NCSECS Christy Wolfe…

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BCP is excited to participate in day 2 of the @usedgov Charter School Program 2018 Meeting of Project Directors.…

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“If you fill your classroom with love today, you’re going to fill the world with love tomorrow.” — Mr. O on the…

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