In the Community

Dr. Grasmick is involved in many endeavors outside of Towson University, but all related to her dedication to education.

This page is devoted to keeping the Towson University community informed about her many other activities, board memberships and publications. There are many instances where these intersect and complement her initiatives at Towson. Additional information can be found on Dr. Grasmick’s Facebook page.

Commentaries and Opinions

Name Date Publication
Frederick's LYNX school could provide a next-generation high school model for Maryland October 4, 2018 Baltimore Sun
We’ve got to teach special education teachers to be leaders as well as educators February 1, 2018 Hechinger Report
“Go big or go home” on MD. Education January 22, 2018 Baltimore Sun
The Good News in Education June 23, 2017 Baltimore Sun
A conservation – based education is key to sustain our environment April 3, 2017 Baltimore Sun
The Brain-Health Effect March 22, 2017 Education Week
A primer on school choice November 30, 2016 Baltimore Sun
Making schools great again October 16, 2016 Baltimore Sun
Want more teachers?  Improve teaching October 10, 2016 Baltimore Sun
Support high academic achievers, too January 31, 2016 Baltimore Sun
Inextricable bond:  education, business January 17, 2016 Baltimore Sun
Understanding the brain in education January 3, 2016 Baltimore Sun
Education’s key resource:  parents February 14, 2016 Baltimore Sun
The perfect early education equation December 20, 2016 Baltimore Sun
A modern high school model for Md. December 5, 2015 Baltimore Sun
Teaching teachers to teach STEM July 10, 2014 Baltimore Sun

Board Memberships

  • America Achieves Advisory Board (national)
  • American University – College of Education Dean’s Advisory Council
  • BGE’s Smart Energy Education – Advisory Council
  • Catholic School Board
  • Carson Scholars Foundation –President (national)
  • Calvert Educational Services – Chair of the Board of Governors
  • Kennedy Krieger Institute Board – Vice President of the Board
  • Institute for Student Achievement – Princeton University
  • Johns Hopkins National Advisory Board
  • McGraw Prize in Education with University of Southern Arizona (national) - Judge
  • Living Classrooms Foundation
  • Maryland Family Network
  • Maryland School for the Blind
  • National Aquarium Board
  • National Math & Science Board
  • Peabody Conservatory Board of Visitors
  • President’s Advisory Board – Notre Dame University
  • University of Baltimore Schaefer Center for Public Policy Board
  • University of Maryland College Park – UTEACH Advisory Council
  • The Educational Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools
  • Towson University Board of Visitors
  • University of Maryland College Park – UTeach Advisory Council
Revised 8/21/2018