The Board of Education approved the following administrative appointments at its October 6 business meeting:
Veronica Hill, Director, Division of Maintenance and Operations, Department of Facilities Management
Lynne M. Zarate, Director, Division of Sustainability and Compliance, Department of Facilities Management
Stedwick ES Teacher Delivers TEDx Talk on Authentic Learning
Mary Ruth McGinn, third grade teacher at Stedwick Elementary School, was invited to share knowledge and experience on the use of Authentic Learning to promote students’ social/emotional and academic growth at TEDxGreatMills, an independently organized TEDx event. Authentic Learning is an approach that McGinn has practiced in her own classroom for more than 20 years and that she has frequently shared through workshops and conferences in the U.S. and in Spain. Watch it here.
Numairah Khan, paraeducator at Great Seneca Creek Elementary School, died on October 10. She was 46 years old and had worked for MCPS for more than nine years.
John Maher, Seneca Valley High School teacher, died on October 3. He was 65 years old and had more than 22 years of service with MCPS.