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Yolanda Harman
Yolanda Michelle Harman  
Yolanda Michelle Harman
Garrett County
Northern Garrett High School
9-12 Biology
Garrett County/Yolanda Michelle Harman– Biology Teacher at Northern Garrett High School

Yolanda Michelle Harman, is the daughter of Peter (deceased) and JoAnn Forno of Addison, PA. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology from Gannon University, teaching certification and Master’s Degree in Administration and Supervision (Fall 2005) from Frostburg University. Michelle began teaching at Northern High School in 1990. Honors/awards include National Board Certification 2001, Maryland Biology Teacher of the Year 2001, USA Today Teacher Award 2001, Elk’s Outstanding Teacher of the Year 2001, Christa McAuliffe Fellowship Award 2002, 2-time Ray Kroc Teacher Achievement Award, MIT/Hood/Frostburg/MD Science Center and ISEF Outstanding Educator Awards. She was inducted into Delta Kappa Gamma in 2004 and serves as a regional committee member for nominations. Michelle has served as student government advisor, department chair and school improvement member for the past 15 years. She has also served as a multiple year class advisor, tennis and cheer coach and mentor teacher. Michelle has developed curriculum and assessments at the local and state level and has presented at local, state and national conferences. She is a member of numerous professional organizations and serves as an executive board member for state organizations.

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Darla Strouse, Executive Director
Maryland State Department of Education
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Phone:  410-767-0369
Fax:  410-333-3867
Email:  dstrouse@msde.state.md.us
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