Steering Committee

Steering Committee Meeting Minutes

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Committee MemberTitle/Organization
Tamara BiegasAssistant Professor of Behavioral and Social Sciences, Harford Community College
Gina BloodworthAssociate Professor, Dept. of Geography and Geosciences, Salisbury University
Cathy Cooper, Ph.D.Freelance Geographer
Eric CromwellCoordinator of Elementary Science, Baltimore County Public Schools
Tracy EdwardsLecturer, Dept. of Geography, Frostburg State University
Allison EwingAlliance Co-Director, Upper School Assistant Principal, Washington International School, Potomac, MD
Jillian FerrisSchool and Family Programs Manager, Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
Ellen HoitsmaGrosvenor Teacher Fellow 2016
Third Grade Teacher, The Park School in Baltimore
Karuna Skariah, NBCTGrosvenor Teacher Fellow 2016
Talented and Gifted Teacher, Robert Goddard Montessori PreK-8 School, Prince George's County Public Schools
Geo-STEM Nerd
Todd KenreichAlliance Co-Director
Professor of Secondary/Middle School Education
Director of M.Ed. programs in Elementary and Secondary Education, Towson University
Liliana MonkSocial Studies Teacher at Montgomery County Public Schools
Sandy PopeAssistant Professor, Salisbury University
Allison RobinsonSocial Studies Teacher, Perry Hall High School
Robert RookProfessor of History, Director of Interdisciplinary Studies, Towson University
Martin SchmidtTeacher at McDonogh School
Mark StoutSecondary Social Studies Coordinator, Howard County Public Schools
Daniel WhalenAP Human Geography Teacher, GIS Teacher, Oxon Hill High School
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