Maryland State Department of Education Honors School of Education
The Maryland State Advisory Council on Gifted and Talented Education has recognized Notre Dame of Maryland University as an Outstanding Institution of Higher Education.
In addition, Dean of the NDMU School of Education, Sr. Sharon Slear, Ph.D., was recognized in the category of Outstanding Business and Community Partnerships, and graduate student Ainsely Tetreault was honored as Outstanding Educator—Teacher.
In addition, three School of Education graduate students were among 10 Baltimore City school employees recognized by the Maryland State Department of Education for their outstanding efforts:
- Robin Hester, Francis Scott Key Elementary/Middle School;
- Dennis Jutras, Coordinator, Gifted and Advanced Learning, Baltimore City Public Schools; and
- Linda Lasky, Cross Country Elementary/Middle School.
The Advisory Council is appointed by the State Superintendent of Schools to encourage and support the education of students who are identified as gifted and talented.