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Teacher Appreciation: Rebecca Clark, Windsor Knolls Middle School

Rebecca Clark Windsor Knolls Middle School Ijamsville Long-term substitute teacher As a mother and school volunteer, Rebecca Clark would often see a school secretary struggling to fill substitute assignments. Eleven years ago, she decided to help by becoming trained and certified to become a Frederick County Public Schools substitute teacher, mainly serving the Urbana High feeder schools. As a long-term …

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Teacher Appreciation: Kellie Marr, Mother Seton School

Kellie Marr Mother Seton School, Emmitsburg, fifth grade teacher Kellie Marr got a chalkboard for Christmas from her parents when she was a first grader. “I played school with my friends probably for years after that,” she says. “When I started babysitting, I started playing school with the kids I was babysitting. I just always knew I wanted to teach.” …

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Teacher Appreciation: Chanese Goodman, Tuscarora Elementary School

Chanese Goodman Tuscarora Elementary School Frederick Kindergarten teacher Chanese Goodman’s brother motivated her desire to become a teacher. He had a difficult time in school and was never able to find a teacher with whom he could connect. His life ultimately took him down a bad path. “He is better now, but I was thinking that if he would have …

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Show Your Appreciation for Teachers

The 2020-2021 school year will be long remembered — without nostalgia. Whether your child’s school was held online or followed a hybrid schedule, education was tough for parents, students and teachers alike. Early childhood educators were asked to teach kids they’d never met in person. Kindergarten teachers had to capture and hold the attention of an age group with notoriously …

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