About Lauren Grey-Hawkins

Lauren is the Business and Communication Specialist for the Division of Partnerships, Development, and Marketing.

Connections that Matter

June 28th, 2018|Meade Stories, Our AACPS Stories, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Teacher of the Year|

"As teachers, we have the unique responsibility of being the first domino in this epic domino rally setup."--Heather Carnaghan, Monarch Global Academy

Teaching is My Purpose

June 19th, 2018|Our AACPS Stories, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Severna Park Stories|

"My passion for science led me to pursue every program possible to acquire more effective teaching practices and increased first-hand collaboration with scientists in the real world to bring back these wonderful opportunities to enhance student experiences."--Debbie Sparby, SPMS

Beyond the Teaching Standards

June 18th, 2018|Our AACPS Stories, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Severna Park Stories, Teacher of the Year|

"A teacher never stops learning because our students are always changing."--Charlene Beyerlein, Jones Elementary

Paying Teaching Forward

June 15th, 2018|Arundel Stories, Our AACPS Stories, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Teacher of the Year|

"I hope that one day, my students will remember me as fondly as I remember the teachers who had a positive impact on my life."--Jill Weigelt, Arundel Middle

Why I Love Teaching

June 15th, 2018|Our AACPS Stories, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Teacher of the Year|

"Throughout the years I have met some of the most endearing children, interesting families, knowledgeable experts and compassionate professionals of my life."--Ronnie Barill, Van Bokkelen Elementary

My students’ home away from home

June 15th, 2018|Our AACPS Stories, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Southern Stories, Teacher of the Year|

"Classroom culture and environment directly impacts student success. My philosophy of teaching is built around this statement and begins by creating a home away from home for my students."--Marlene Kramer, Southern High School

Reflecting on my Honorable Profession

June 8th, 2018|Broadneck Stories, Our AACPS Stories, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Teacher of the Year|

“I have come to realize that my philosophy of teaching can not be summarized into one word or phrase. It is a belief, a passion, and a responsibility.”—Nicole Hughes, Windsor Farm Elementary

Child-Centered Learning

June 8th, 2018|Chesapeake Stories, Our AACPS Stories, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Teacher of the Year|

“When student diversity is accounted for, all students will succeed.”—Debra Biggs, Pasadena Elementary

Inspired to Achieve Greatness

June 8th, 2018|Our AACPS Stories, Our Alumni, Our Employees, Our Teachers, South River Stories, Southern Stories, Teacher of the Year|

"I’ve risen above thinking I achieved greatness on my own; and I’ve embraced the responsibility to ignite and stoke in my students the fire that was started inside of me." --Iris Crankfield, SRHS

Inspired to Be My Best

June 8th, 2018|Annapolis Stories, Our AACPS Stories, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Teacher of the Year|

“My students and colleagues inspire me to be the best that I can be. I endeavor to do the same for them.”—Dawn Conway, Hillsmere Elementary

The Key to a Successful Year

June 8th, 2018|Our AACPS Stories, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Southern Stories, Teacher of the Year|

"What worked in the classroom today, may not work tomorrow. Therefore, I am continuously seeking new ideas."--Alane Connolly, Shady Side Elementary

What a Perfect Job

June 8th, 2018|Our AACPS Stories, Our Employees, Our Teachers, South River Stories, Teacher of the Year|

"I love the promise that each new school year brings. I love the smell of a fresh box of crayons. I love seeing the smile on a child’s face when they feel good about themselves."--Josalyn Brown, Crofton Woods Teacher

Creating Meaningful Experiences through German

June 8th, 2018|North County Stories, Our AACPS Stories, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Teacher of the Year|

"The 21st century demands on students are rigorous, but my classroom is a safe area for students to take risks and to discover that mistakes are simply opportunities for learning."--Katrina Griffin, NCHS

Helping Students Develop a Love of Learning

June 7th, 2018|Northeast Stories, Our AACPS Stories, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Teacher of the Year|

"My teaching approach encourages creativity, cultivates independence, and develops an intrinsic sense of wonder [in my students] about themselves, their community and the world around us."--Sharon Mattoon, Solley Elementary Teacher

“You’re Our Biggest Fan”

June 7th, 2018|Old Mill Stories, Our AACPS Stories, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Teacher of the Year|

" I remember my first grade teacher finding ways to communicate with me, a shy, intimated girl who spoke no English...It is important to me to teach the same way I’ve been taught."--Sunny Deitrick, ELA Teacher, OMHS