What is the CRT-L at CCBC?     The Culturally Responsive Teaching and Learning Program (CRT-L) is a dynamic partnership for academic equity involving both the Office of Instruction and the Office of Enrollment and Student Services at the Community College of Baltimore County (CCBC). Since inception in 2004, the CRT-L Program has led 1500+ faculty and staff and thousands of students to actively address individual and institutional self-awareness, attitudes and beliefs, knowledge of others, and the skills and practices needed to collaborate with new understandings and cultural proficiencies.

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Dr. Chris Emdin Keynote CRTL Conference 2019
Dr. Chris Emdin Keynote CRTL Conference 2019
Dr. Gretchen Rudham Keynote CRTL Conference 2019
Dr. Gretchen Rudham Keynote CRTL Conference 2019
CRTL Seminar Summer cohort 2019
CRTL Seminar Summer cohort 2019
Fall 2018 CRTL Train-the-Trainer Institute cohort
Fall 2018 CRTL Train-the-Trainer Institute cohort

Strengthening Hopefulness and Sustaining the Work

A Working Session at CRT-L 2018
A Working Session at CRT-L 2018
CCBC Student Panel at 4th Annual CRT-L Conference April 2018
CCBC Student Panel at 4th Annual CRT-L Conference April 2018


  • Welcome to the CRTL Blog
    Fall 2019 The fall has been a busy time for all. Many of us returned enthusiastically to our classrooms, whether in community colleges, four year colleges or universities, or as teachers in K-12. We have met our students, and are now immersed into a semester nearly over. Final grades will be posted in a few weeks and conferences are being held. We are doing the work ...
  • The 6th Annual CRTL Conference Registration & CFP Open
    The 6th Annual CRTL Conference will be held at Maritime Conference Center between Baltimore and Washington, near BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. The Spring pre-conference Train-the Trainer Institute will be held Wednesday, April 22. More info:  CRTL Conference 2020
  • Tribute to Dr. Mark McColloch VP of Instruction, CCBC
  • CRT-L at CCBC is collaborating with Mellon Foundation & Johns Hopkins University
    The Mellon Foundation has presented our CRT-L program with a unique and exciting opportunity. Doctoral students and post-Docs at Johns Hopkins University received training in our CRT-L modules this spring in preparation for teaching at CCBC and elsewhere. CRT-L trainers will conduct four two-hour workshops at the Homewood Campus of Johns Hopkins. The program will continue each semester for the ...
  • CCBC, Winner of Achieving the Dream’s Leah Meyer Austin Award in 2015
    The Culturally Responsive Teaching Program at CCBC is among programs honored at Achieving the Dream 2015