Media Alert: Top Teachers, Promising Education Students Join In Unique Mentoring Day
Eighth Annual Teachers Of Promise Institute Set For Friday, April 11
For Immediate Release Contact: William Reinhard, 410.767.0486
Baltimore, MD (April 9, 2014)
Many of Maryland’s award winning teachers will get together this week with some of the up-and-coming graduating seniors from State’s colleges and universities for the eighth annual Teachers of Promise Institute this Friday.
Teachers of Promise is a unique mentoring program, drawing on the expertise of the State’s outstanding educators. More than 60 award-winning teachers have been matched with promising pre-service graduating seniors and will mentor them during the spring and summer transition periods until the new teachers are placed in their schools.
WHO: State Superintendent of Schools Lillian M. Lowery
Tina Bjarekull, president, Maryland Independent Colleges and Universities
Betty Weller, president, Maryland State Education Association
John Conwell, vice president, Comcast
Sean McComb, 2014 Maryland Teacher of the Year and 2014 National
Teacher of the Year Finalist
Kimberly Oliver Burnim, 2006 Maryland and National Teacher of the Year
Rhonda Holmes Blankenship, 2013 Maryland Teacher of the Year and
WHEN: 9 a.m.
Friday, April 11
WHERE: BWI Hilton Hotel
1739 W. Nursery Road
Linthicum, MD 21090
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