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Programs > Awards and Recognition > Teacher of the Year > Teachers of the Year 2008 - 2009
Amy Gallagher
Amy Gallagher
Amy Gallagher, Social Studies, 8th grade
Worcester County – Stephen Decatur Middle School

Amy Gallagher graduated from Mount Saint Mary’s University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in History and Sociology, and from Salisbury University with a Master of Arts in Teaching. Nationally Board Certified, Amy teaches eighth grade U.S. History at Stephen Decatur Middle School. She teaches her students that U.S. History is more than a series of facts and dates; it is a collection of stories that helps define our culture. By implementing activities that bring history alive, Amy actively engages her students and helps them develop a deep interest in Social Studies. Amy’s leadership role continues outside the classroom in Delta Kappa Gamma Society International for Women.

Contact Information
Darla Strouse, Executive Director
Partnership and Recognition Programs
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  410-767-0369
Fax:  410-333-3867
Email:  dstrouse@msde.state.md.us
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