Grants & Awards

Grants

SEED Teacher Leadership FY16
Vicki McQuitty
5/1/2016 – 8/31/2017
National Writing Project
$15,000

2016 NWP Advanced Institute to Scale Up the College-Ready Writers Program (CRWP)
Vicki McQuitty
3/1/2016- 7/31/2017
National Writing Project
$20,000

NWP/National Park Service Collaboration Project: Place-Based Writing
Vicki McQuitty
4/1/2016 – 3/31/2017
National Writing Project
$3,500

FY2016 Phase 14 - NGSS+: Integrating the Next Generation Science Standards
Laila Richman
4/4/2016 – 6/4/2017
Maryland Higher Education Commission
$142,487

Leading from the Classroom
Laila Richman
11/24/2014 – 8/30/2016
Maryland Higher Education Commission
$145,900

Teachers as Leaders in ASD Mentoring and Coaching Program
Katherine Holman
7/1/2015 – 9/30/2016
Maryland State Department of Education
$30,000

Promoting Postsecondary Success for Diverse Learners
Kathleen Stein
7/1/2015 – 9/30/2016
Maryland State Department of Education
$45,000

Collaborative Planning for All Learners: A Professional Learning Initiative
Patricia Rice Doran
7/1/2015 – 9/30/2016
Maryland State Department of Education
$30,000

Professional Learning Experience: Working with Families of Children, Youth, and Young Adults with Disabilities
Elizabeth Tessier Berquist
7/1/2015 – 9/30/2016
Maryland State Department of Education
$49,999

SEED Teacher Leadership FY14
Leslie Goetsch
5/1/2014 – 8/31/2016
National Writing Project
$20,000

 

Awards

Towson University’s 2017 Teachers of Promise - Awarded each year by Maryland State Department of Education are honorees in their performance as pre-service teacher candidates.

  • Samantha Romero-Duenas, B.S. Early Childhood Education
  • Shineka Georgie, B.S. Elementary Education
  • Lindsey Rombro, B.S. Early Childhood Education/Special
  • Education Dual Certification
  • Megan Sherman, B.S.  Elementary Education/Special Education Dual Certification
  • Savannah Hill, B.S. Elementary/Middle Special Education
  • Nyah Reese, B.S. Middle School Education
  • Caitlin Clark, B.S. Secondary Education

Frances T. Bond Service Award given to one graduate student and one undergraduate student selected from the entire College of Education student body who has substantially contributed to the mission and goals of Towson University and the College of Education through significant community service on behalf of education.

  • Casie Prodoehl, B.S. Elementary Education
  • Mary Ancinec, M.S. Instructional Leadership & Professional Development

Dr. Aliza Brandwine Award

  • Danielle Franklin, B.S. Early Childhood Education

Irene M. Steele Award given to one senior undergraduate student from ECED or ELED who has demonstrated the most promise in becoming a highly successful teacher in ECED and/or ELED.

  • Lila Mastroberti, B.S. Elementary Education/Early Childhood Education Dual Certification

Teacher Education Excellence Award given to one graduate student and one undergraduate student from each of our College of Education departments. The award is given to those students who have substantially contributed to the mission and goals of Towson University and the College of Education through their outstanding model of teaching excellence.

  • Charlotte Echols, B.S. Early Childhood Education
  • Dr. Jessica Stansbury, Educational Technology & Literacy
  • Bryanna Emory, B.S. Elementary Education
  • Lauren Dlugonski, M.S. Master of Arts in Teaching/Educational Technology & Literacy
  • Thomas Fare, M.Ed, Reading Education
  • Samantha Paisley Brown, B.S . Secondary & Middle School Education
  • Theresa Nosek, B.S. Early Childhood/Special Education Dual Certification
  • Kathleen Ford, B.S. Special Education
  • Erin White, M.S. Instructional Leadership & Professional Development

Dr. Ronald S. Thomas Leadership Award

  • Erin Isch, Hammond High School, Howard County

Dr. Michael E. Hickey Award

  • Juliann Dibble, Howard County Public School System
  • Rochelle Machado, Arundel Elementary/Middle School, Baltimore City

Alumni Excellence Award is given to one alumnus from the College of Education who has contributed to the mission and goals for Towson University through inspirational leadership, an outstanding model of teaching excellence, and/or who has been part of significant community service work on behalf of the field of education. The candidate must be an individual who does not work at Towson University, but is in the field of education in the community at large.

  • Martin Kerrigan, ‘03  B.S. Elementary/Middle School Special Education     

Towson University and College of Education’s Susan B. Turnbaugh Professional Excellence Award given to one staff member from the College of Education who has substantially contributed to the mission and goals of Towson University and the College of Education.

  • Lynn Brown, Center for Professional Practice

The Gloria A. Neubert Faculty Excellence in Teaching Award given to one faculty member from each department of the College of Education who has substantially contributed to the mission and goals of Towson University and the College of Education. 

  • Ms. Hannah Cawley, Early Childhood Education
  • Ms. Michelle Pasko, Special Education
  • Ms. Carole Powell, Master of Arts in Teaching
  • Dr. Ronald Thomas, Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
  • Ms. Lisa Trattner, Elementary Education
  • Dr. David Vocke, Secondary Education & Middle School Education
  • Ms. Cheryl Wood, Educational Technology & Literacy

 

Retiring from the Towson University and the College of Education

  • Dr. Terry R. Berkeley, Secondary & Middle School Education
  • Dr. Franklin CampbellJones, Instructional Leadership & Professional Development
  • Ms. Gail Connolly, Elementary Education
  • Ms. Patricia Henry, Elementary Education
  • Mr. Charles Meyer, Special Education
  • Dr. Diane Wood, Instructional Leadership & Professional Development