McDaniel alum 玛丽·凯·康纳顿 named 2024 Maryland Teacher of the Year
截至10月更新.13.23: 玛丽·凯·康纳顿 被评为2023-24年度马里兰州最佳教师! Connerton, who earned McDaniel’s Administrator 1 Certificate in May 2019, 在安妮阿伦德尔县的安纳波利斯高中任教.
更新(10.13.:玛丽·凯·康纳顿, who earned McDaniel’s Administrator 1 Certificate in May 2019, 被评为2023-24年度马里兰州最佳教师! Connerton 在安妮阿伦德尔县的安纳波利斯高中任教. She will now compete for the esteemed National Teacher of the Year Award, to be announced April 2024.
金沙js6038 has a tradition of producing top 教育工作者, including Maryland Teachers of the Year. 米歇尔·希勒.S. ’96, 谁是2010-11年度马里兰教师, 并被评为2011年度全国教师. 朗达·霍姆斯-布兰肯希普.S. ’05, 谁是2013年全国年度教师的决赛选手, 被评为2012-13年度马里兰州最佳教师. Jody Zepp ' 94是2014-15年度马里兰州教师.
Four of Maryland’s Teachers of the Year have ties to McDaniel’s graduate programs in Education. 劳伦·史蒂文斯M.S. ’09 of Manchester Valley High School in Carroll County; 玛丽·凯·康纳顿 of Annapolis High School in Anne Arundel County; Laura Moore of Waverly Elementary School in Howard County; and 艾丽莎·斯万.S. 20世纪20年代，圣路易斯市埃斯佩兰萨中学的一名学生. 玛丽的县.
McDaniel has a tradition of producing top 教育工作者 in Maryland with more than 30 alums since 2010 recognized as County Teachers of the Year and three as Maryland Teachers of the Year.
劳伦·史蒂文斯M.S. 09年是卡罗尔县年度教师. She has taught biology and anatomy at Manchester Valley High School in Carroll County for the past six years and has been a teacher for 19 years. She frequently creates curricula recognized as exemplary by the state of Maryland. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Washington College and earned her master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus in Administration from McDaniel.
“金沙js6038在我成长为一名教师的过程中起到了至关重要的作用. I have learned so much about 股本 throughout my master’s education; not taught as separate classes but woven into every part of our coursework,史蒂文斯说。.
She has been recognized as a finalist for Teacher of the Year three previous times and was recognized as outstanding at the Carroll County Chamber of Commerce Outstanding Teachers 奖 in March.
“There are so many absolutely amazing teachers in Carroll County, 他们中的许多人教过我, 所以这个奖让我感到谦卑和荣幸. It serves as a reminder that teaching is all about learning and believing,史蒂文斯说。. “Teaching is one of the most important professions a person can choose to be a part of — because we constantly believe in growth and learning, 在我们所教的所有学生身上培养这两种品质, 不管他们能带来什么.”
The Anne Arundel County Teacher of the Year is 玛丽·凯·康纳顿. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the State University of New York, Cortland and earned McDaniel’s Administrator 1 Certificate in May 2019. 她也是一名认证瑜伽教练, which she brings into the classroom to teach mindfulness to her students.
She is the wellness coordinator and teaches physical education and health at Annapolis High School, where she has spent eight of her nearly 13 years of teaching. She created and leads the school’s Trauma-Informed Leadership Team, and organizes counseling groups for students and professional development in the area of health and wellness for teachers.
“说实话，我没有预料到我会赢. 我非常敬畏，”她在颁奖典礼上说. “这个过程是一段美丽的旅程. It’s taught me a lot about myself professionally and personally, and I just felt so incredibly honored to be standing with so many gifted teachers.”
劳拉·摩尔是霍华德县年度教师. 她是韦弗利小学的二年级老师, 她在哪里教了10年书. She is a current graduate student at McDaniel, working toward her Administrator 1 Certificate. She has National Board Certification and holds a bachelor’s degree from The University of Richmond, a master’s in Elementary Education and a Doctor of Education in Mind, 大脑, 并在约翰霍普金斯大学任教.
在威利, 她是二年级的队长, 数学委员会的领导, 和多样性, 股本, 包容联络. 另外, she serves as an adjunct professor at Bowie State University teaching elementary mathematics to future 教育工作者.
“I feel so honored to be recognized for doing something that I love,” Moore says. “Teaching is my true calling, and I am blessed to teach in such a supportive and loving community! I’m also fortunate to be earning my Administrative Certificate from McDaniel, and I am excited about what the future holds from what I’ve learned there!”
艾丽莎·斯万.S. 20是St. 玛丽县年度最佳教师. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Elmira College and earned a master’s in Curriculum and Instruction from McDaniel. She also earned an Administrator I Certificate from McDaniel in May 2021.
“金沙js6038 was the steppingstone I needed to further my knowledge and understanding of school systems and methods to better serve my students,她说。. “在我作为金沙js6038的学生期间, 我和一群了不起的教育工作者一起学习. 我们互相鼓励, 互相帮助, and have witnessed one another succeed in various arenas within our teaching careers.”
收到St。. 玛丽县年度最佳教师奖, 斯万说, “I stand as a representative for so many amazing teachers and serve as a reminder of the hard work, 奉献, 还有我们倾注在学生身上的爱. We teachers leave an indelible mark on this world, and this award highlights this fact. Being a Teacher of the Year means I am responsible for being a light to everyone around me and speaking up for the well-being and success of our students, 教育工作者, 和社区.”
She teaches eighth grade English language arts at Esperanza Middle School and will soon transition to being an instructional resource teacher at Spring Ridge Middle School. 她曾在圣. 玛丽县公立学校的校长.