Garrett County Public Schools Bus #34 on the southern end of the county is running 30 minutes late this morning.

Broad Ford

Elementary School

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Slider image 1 of 4. Front Of Building
Home Of The Bobcats
Slider image 2 of 4. Vision Statement
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Slider image 4 of 4. Broad Ford Staff 20-21

Pre-Kindergarten Team

Diane Dale

Diane Dale
 
 
I have been teaching for over 11 years. I graduated with a degree in Deaf and Hard of Hearing Education and Birth through Kindergarten. I began my teaching career as a Special Education Teacher in PreK, then K, then 1st-5th. I completed my Masters Program in Early Childhood Education. I am currently working on my National Boards Certificate.

Melanie VanNosdeln

Melanie VanNosdeln
 
 
I graduated from Frostburg State University with my Bachelor’s in Early Childhood/Elementary Education and received my Master’s degree from Western Governors University in Curriculum and Instruction. I am currently in my 4th year teaching, all of which have been in Pre-K at Broad Ford Elementary. I enjoy spending my free time with my husband and daughter and am excited to have another little one on the way.

Nicole Vena

Nicole Vena
 
 
My name is Nicole Vena and I am currently in my third year teaching at Broad Ford, all which have been in Pre-K. I previously worked with children from 18 to 36 months in an Early Head Start program for five years. I am certified in Early Childhood and Elementary Education with a bachelor's degree from Frostburg State University. I am currently pursuing my Master's program in Early Childhood Studies. I currently live in Western Pennsylvania with my boyfriend, dogs, and cats. In my spare time, I enjoy spending time with my friends and family, traveling, and reading, however my biggest passion is being able to teach Broad Ford's littles bobcats!
 

Instructional Assistants

Nicole Ahern

 
Nicole
 

Lisa Bruckey

Lorraine Stephens

Lorraine Stephens