Teachers from Baltimore City and Anne Arundel, Carroll and )) Harford counties are among seven semifinalists for Maryland Teacher of the Year announced yesterday by Nancy S. Grasmick, state superintendent of schools.
The semifinalists are:
Rachel Newman-Turner, a math teacher at Baltimore School for the Arts in the city.
Priscilla Cox Ward, of Germantown Elementary in Anne Arundel County.
Robert Foor-Hogue, science teacher at South Carroll High School in Carroll County.
James Mason, of North Harford High in Harford County.
Tracy Brain, of Church Hill Elementary in Queen Anne's County.
Janet Greenhawk, Maryland School Performance Assessment Program facilitator at White Marsh Elementary in Talbot County.
Linda Brown, of Ocean City Elementary in Worcester County.
The semifinalists were chosen by a committee of administrators, teachers, parents and community officials who rated their responses to questions about philosophy, community involvement, education issues and ways to improve the teaching profession.
Maryland's 1997 Teacher of the Year will be announced Oct. 3.
Pub Date: 8/08/97