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MDCSS is Pleased to Announce the 2023 Social Studies Professional of the Year Award Winners!
Elementary Social Studies Teacher of the Year
Dr. Stephanie Schoppert
Dowell Elementary School - Calvert County Public Schools
Secondary Social Studies Teacher of the Year
Ms. Gloria Darlington
Buck Lodge Middle School - Anne Arundel County Public Schools
MD Civic Education Coalition Civic Leader of the Year
Ms. Erin Few
Crofton High School - Anne Arundel County Public Schools
Social Studies Instructional Leader of the Year
Mr. Scott McComb
Social Studies Supervisor - Calvert County Public Schools
Promising New Teacher of the Year
Ms. Alison Curtin
Mill Creek Middle School - Calvert County Public Schools
Outstanding Professional at a
Social Studies-Related Organization
Sandy Pope, Ph.D.
Salisbury University - Dept. of Secondary & Physical Education -
Institute for Public Affairs & Civic Engagement
Congratulations to the MDCSS 2023 Social Studies Professional of the Year Award Winners!
To see all of the 2023 award winner announcements, bios, and accolades, please visit our SS Professional of the Year Awards page.
The MDCSS Spring Conference: Globalization was a successful day of Professional Learning!
Thank you to all who attended!
To see highlights from the 2023 Spring Conference, visit our Conference page.
Check Out Our Updated Calendar!
MDCSS aims to connect you with the most up-to-date opportunities to grow your craft as a social studies educator. Our calendar now features various professional learning opportunities in the field, including in-person and virtual courses, workshops, lectures, and more! Most opportunities are free of cost, but those requiring a fee will be denoted with a dollar sign ($).
MDCSS President-Elect, Joey Landgraf welcomed a packed reception hall to our 2023 Spring Conference!
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