Teaching is an honorable profession in this country. On this edition of UMES 30, show host Dr. Joshua K. Wright speaks with local educators with ties to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore about the important roles teachers play in shaping the future of society. (ORIGINAL AIR DATE: 4/28/2019)
Richard Warren Jr.'s classroom is not difficult to locate a few steps down the hall from Crisfield High School's central office. It might just be a local landmark, now that he's Maryland's 2018-19 Teacher of the Year.
Warren's door festooned in maroon is an homage to the University of Maryland Eastern Shore, his alma mater in triplicate.
CAMBRIDGE, Md. (AP) — Teachers in Maryland and Delaware are getting help in teaching about climate change
The National Science Foundation announced Thursday that it's giving $5.8 million to a partnership on climate change education led by the University of Maryland and the University of Delaware. The project is one of six such programs being funded by the foundation.
SALISBURY, Md. (AP) — Teachers in Wicomico County will get an extra $80,000 to spend on classroom supplies, including everything from crayons to calculators.
The Daily Times of Salisbury (http://bit.ly/MptNaY) reports the Wicomico County Council has decided to add the money to the board of education's budget. Members of the council say the additional money has to be spent on supplies. That will reduce the burden on teachers who spend hundreds of dollars or more for supplies for their own classrooms.