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State Superintendent Visits Garrett County Schools on April 30, 2019

Last Updated on May 8, 2019 at 9:02am | Public Information Office

Dr. Karen Salmon, State Superintendent of Schools, visited Garrett County on Tuesday, April 30, 2019. She visited Accident Elementary School and Northern Garrett High School.
 
Ms. Barbara Baker, Superintendent of Garrett County Public Schools; Mrs. Karen Devore, Executive Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Administration; Mr. Paul Edwards, Director of Secondary Education; Ms. Penny Proudfoot, Director of Elementary Education; and Mr. Rodney Glotflety, Board Member; accompanied Dr. Salmon.
 
At Accident Elementary School, escorted by Mrs. Jessica Fratz, Principal, Dr. Salmon toured the school and visited classrooms. Ms. Erin Ash, third grade teacher, discussed with the group the Meaningful Watershed Educational Experience (MWEE) implemented in the school. Dr. Salmon visited Ms. Kenya Rinker’s second grade classroom, along with Ms. Ash, to observe the MWEE process in action.
 
At Northern High School, escorted by Mr. Jim Maddy, Principal, Dr. Salmon visited students in Ms. Kista Powell’s Biomedical class and Ms. Becky Yost’s FFA and Agricultural programs. She visited the newly constructed barn and the greenhouse.
 
Dr. Salmon departed late morning to tour several facilities in Allegany County in the afternoon.
 
Dr. Salmon at Accident Elementary School.
At Accident Elementary School, Dr. Salmon and Ms. Ash with second grade students.
 
Dr. Salmon visiting Northern High School's greenhouse.
At Northern High School, Dr. Salmon visited the Green House.
 
Dr. Salmon with administrators at Northern High School.
At Northern High School: (l-r) – Penny Proudfoot, Karen DeVore, Jim Maddy, Dr. Salmon, Barbara Baker, and Paul Edward.
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