Outdoor education in St, Mary’s County with Margarita RochowMargarita Rochow, director at ELMS Environmental Center in St. Mary’s County. Photo credit: Brion McCarthySecond-career educator Margarita Rochow is the director of ELMS Environmental Education Center in St. Mary’s County. What fascinates her besides the great outdoors? The brain, why we’re here, cultures, landscapes, and individuals near and […]
“I am very fortunate to be surrounded by fabulous people.”Donna Hoffman is head cook at Northern Middle School in Garrett County.“I’ve always believed that our jobs are extremely important to the everyday lives of our students and we deserve respect and a fair wage.” — Donna HoffmanMy greatest joy in life has always come from helping others and the satisfaction […]
Thursday, May 24, 2018 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 Today, Gov. Larry Hogan vetoed bipartisan legislation (SB 739) to put two current Maryland teachers on the State Board of Education, as well as a parent of a current public school student. The current members of the State Board have zero years of experience working in Maryland public […]
Saturday, April 14, 2018 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 This afternoon, the Maryland State Education Association (MSEA)—the state’s largest union with 74,000 public school educators—voted to endorse former NAACP President and CEO Ben Jealous for governor. MSEA plans to formally announce the recommendation with Jealous early next week—and will send out further details in the coming days. […]
Hogan’s Funding Cuts Have Slowed Student Progress, New Investment Urgently Needed Tuesday, April 10, 2018 Steven Hershkowitzshershkowitz@mseanea.org(410) 353-0755 This morning, the National Assessment of Education Progress, known more commonly as the Nation’s Report Card, released 2017 results for 4th and 8th grade math and reading scores. Maryland scores stayed flat in each subject and each […]
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