Thursday, January 10, 2013
The board certification is the highest teaching credential given to educators in the country.
Some Glen Burnie area teachers were among 45 educators at Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) who recently attained National Board Certification—the highest teaching credential given to educators in the country. More than 6,200 teachers nationwide earned the honor, and Anne Arundel County’s 45-member class put it seventh in the nation among school systems with certification recipients, according to an AACPS release. Below is a list of Glen Burnie area educators who earned the honor and where they teach: Click here to see the full list of teachers in the county.
Monday, January 7, 2013
Anne Arundel County Public Schools has tentatively secured $18 million from the state for school facility improvements at 15 different county schools.
An announcement made by Gov. Martin O’Malley on Monday about plans to spend $336 million on school construction projects throughout the state makes it likely that Glen Burnie schools will receive state funding for construction projects. Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS) Superintendent Kevin Maxwell’s proposed $239 million capital budget for fiscal year 2014 asks the state to provide about $47.2 for facility upgrades. As of December, the school system had tentatively secured about $18 million of the requested $47.2 million, said AACPS Chief Operating Officer (COO) Alex Szachnowicz. According to a document faxed from the MSBE to AACPS, the $18 million set aside by the state for local construction projects include the following …
Friday, September 14, 2012
Five Glen Burnie elementary schools will participate as part of the Child and Adult Care Food Program.
Students at select public schools in Anne Arundel County will have access to evening meals on the days that students participate in extracurricular activites or after-school child care. The schools were "designated as eligible to receive federal funds to serve early evening meals" as part of the Child and Adult Care Food Program, according to a press release from Anne Arundel County Public Schools (AACPS). Five of the county's 13 participating schools are in Glen Burnie: Freetown, Glendale, Hilltop, Marley, and Woodside elementary schools. They were selected because 50 percent or more of students receive free or reduced-price meals, according to AACPS. Each meal—served Monday through Thursday every week—will include a serving of milk, two …