The primary responsibility of the Department of Human Resources’ City of Baltimore University is to provide staff development opportunities to all Baltimore City Government and quasi-government agencies and their employees. Our objective is to offer cutting edge programs that continually develop our employees. We embrace sound instructional systems design principles and continually improve our curriculum to meet the changing needs of the organization. We offer classroom and online learning opportunities for City of Baltimore employees.
Blackboard is an innovative online course delivery technology platform that allows the learner to access training courses at their convenience, anywhere and anytime. Blackboard has been made available to the City of Baltimore through a collaborative partnership with the Office of Emergency Management and The Department of Human Resources. Blackboard will serve to provide a central portal for EMS, Fire Department, Public Works, and professional development and policy training for City of Baltimore employees. View Baltimore's Blackboard
Baltimore City Joint Apprenticeship Program
Baltimore City Joint Apprenticeship Program is the collaborative effort between the Mayor’s Office, Baltimore City Department of Human Resources, Office of the Labor Commissioner, Maryland Public Employees AFSCME Council 67/Local 44, the City Union of Baltimore and city agencies. The purpose of the program is to assure that the City of Baltimore has a qualified pool of journey persons who have been trained in the traditions of the craftsman. In an effort to realize the Mayor’s commitment to education and quality of life, the apprenticeship program continues to grow, offering an array of options for qualified applicants. For more information, contact Michael Alexander, Apprenticeship Program Administrator, at (410) 545-3260.