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Standing Up Against Bullying

October 1st, 2018|Arundel Stories, Our AACPS Stories, Our Community, Our Students|

"My 9 year old daughter, Katherine “Katie” O., who is a 5th grade student at Waugh Chapel Elementary School, won the county-wide 2018 AACPS Olivia Constants Foundation Change through the Arts contest."--Jennifer O, Waugh Chapel Elementary

An Awesome Kindergarten Teacher

October 1st, 2018|Our AACPS Stories, Our Community, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Severna Park Stories|

"Thank you Mr. Walter at Folger McKinsey for being an awesome teacher for kindergarten! Sophia enjoyed everyday of your instruction and teaching!" -- Hazar Biddle, parent

Bringing Authentic Cultural Experience To The Classroom

August 6th, 2018|Meade Stories, Our AACPS Stories, Our Community, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Uncategorized|

For the past 8 years, I have been able to bring 12 years of authentic cultural experiences into my AACPS classroom.

Reinforcing Environmental Lessons

August 2nd, 2018|Old Mill Stories, Our AACPS Stories, Our Community|

South Shore Elementary chose to embrace our role as caregiver to the Bay by using volunteers to help organize a full day of special environmental events called the Green Apple Day Of Service.

Starting The Adventure in Reading!

August 2nd, 2018|Northeast Stories, Old Mill Stories, Our AACPS Stories, Our Community|

STAIR is a proven reading and mentoring program designed to provide early intervention for at-risk second grade students.

Tutoring with the NSA

August 2nd, 2018|Meade Stories, Our AACPS Stories, Our Community, Southern Stories|

Employees of the National Security Administration visit Meade Middle School on a weekly basis to tutor students in all grade levels and subject areas! ESOL and Math students in particular have benefited greatly from their services.

Educating Students About The Bay

August 2nd, 2018|Glen Burnie Stories, Our AACPS Stories, Our Community, Severna Park Stories|

This year, Oak Hill Elementary was chosen by the Maryland State Bar Association for participation in their program that focuses on improving the health of the Chesapeake Bay while educating students about the Bay and their role in keeping it healthy.

Get Ready to Read!

August 2nd, 2018|Chesapeake Stories, North County Stories, Our AACPS Stories, Our Community|

Just like a walk-a-thon, this program raises money based on how much each entrant reads. In this case, each minute spent reading translated into miles....This program has been in place for four years. In that time, it has raised over eighteen thousand dollars. Of course, it has also helped to support the cause of literacy. The Read-a-Thon is now one of the biggest, most successful school wide events at Linthicum Elementary.

Encouraging Literacy By Sharing Stories

August 2nd, 2018|Arundel Stories, Our AACPS Stories, Our Community, South River Stories|

Many schools have guest reader programs. Waugh Chapel Elementary decided to enhance this program by implementing Mystery Reader Days.

“The Mills-Parole Way”

August 2nd, 2018|Annapolis Stories, Broadneck Stories, Our AACPS Stories, Our Community|

I am very pleased to present Mills-Parole Elementary with this plaque in recognition of your wonderful program that supports literacy as well as the development of caring, competent, and contributing citizens.

Opening the Door for Deaf Culture in Our Schools

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

“AACPS opened the door and pursued ASL as a language to be taught in it’s schools. This willingness gives students the opportunity to broaden their language horizons and become productive/contributing members of society.”--Dana Dobbs, Broadneck High School

Instruction Is The Essence Of Education.

July 19th, 2018|Our AACPS Stories, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Teacher of the Year|

Years ago I read a quote that forever resonated in my soul, “The mediocre teacher tells. The good teacher explains. The superior teacher demonstrates. The great teacher inspires. “My hope is that I inspire!

My Teaching Philosophy

July 19th, 2018|Our AACPS Stories, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Teacher of the Year, Uncategorized|

"My teaching philosophy is rooted within my goal of instilling a deep love of learning in my students while challenging them to surpass their personal expectations. I believe that each child is a unique individual with their own diverse backgrounds, learning styles, and specific interests and it is my duty to rise to the occasion and take them to their next level of learning."--Lori-Ann Blazano

Improving classrooms through teamwork and personal connections.

July 2nd, 2018|Broadneck Stories, Our AACPS Stories, Our Alumni, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Teacher of the Year|

Inspiring children to learn is a gift I feel humbled and grateful to share.

The best lessons start with a question: “What if?”

July 2nd, 2018|All means all, Broadneck Stories, Everyone feels welcome, Our AACPS Stories, Our Employees, Our Teachers, Strategic Plans, Teacher of the Year, Uncategorized|

"There is no doubt in my mind that becoming a teacher is a calling, not a job. I have never regretted becoming a teacher."- Christina Houstian