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Stephen Knott

Understood my Purpose, Direction, and Goals

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I cannot say enough about how satisfied I am with the Notre Dame of Maryland University STEM Certification program. I had completed a master’s degree and considered myself a seasoned teacher before entering the program. However, it was not until the final class, where we reflected upon our experience and personal pedagogies, that I truly understood my purpose, direction, and goals as an educator. STEM is so much more than Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. It is the universal framework we use to understand, communicate, and create knowledge.

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Larrisa Singer
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A Life Changing Impact

Alum Leadership in Teaching: STEM
The STEM program at Notre Dame has made a life changing impact on my teaching and learning. I enrolled in the program with limited knowledge of what STEM is and now I’m able to support others in my school where needed. The best part of my experiences were constant hands-on learning opportunities and building long lasting relationships with my teachers and peers. It has enabled me, coached me, and given me the confidence to incorporate STEM in my classroom. I’m a proud alumni of this program at NDMU.
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Ashley Demski
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Developing Meaningful Learning Opportunities

Alum Leadership in Teaching: STEM
The STEM program at Notre Dame gave me the content knowledge and confidence I needed to create authentic experiences for my students. Now, I am able to capitalize on my creativity and passion for developing meaningful learning opportunities in the early childhood setting. I have also taken on multiple leadership roles in Baltimore City Schools by creating professional developments and curriculum for Pre-K and Kindergarten teachers. Currently, I am collaborating with other educators by presenting at conferences such as MAEOE and working with my team on a special 100Kin10 project.
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Simone Lipscomb
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Empower me to Do Better as an Educator

Alum Leadership in Teaching: STEM
Not only has my understanding of STEM grown from micro to macro, but this program has empowered me to be better and do better as an educator in general. In addition, by completing this program, I now have the knowledge base and skills required to lead my colleagues in delivering highly effective STEM lessons which will in turn help to build productive 21st century citizens.
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