State Superintendent Visits Caroline Schools


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Dr. Karen Salmon, Maryland State Superintendent of Schools, visited Preston Elementary, Lockerman Middle and North Caroline High schools as part of her yearly visits to schools in each Maryland county. Dr. Salmon was accompanied by student member of the state board Noureen Badwi. Dr. Patricia Saelens, Superintendent of Caroline Schools, board members George Abner, Kathy Dill, James Newcomb, and Tolbert Rowe, along with school administrators, accompanied Dr. Salmon her tours.

At Preston Elementary,  Dr. Salmon and Ms. Badwi visited several classrooms with Mr. Angeloni and Ms. Murray. They discussed the concept of teaming and how real world skills are incorporated into students’ learning beginning in pre-K.  Ms. Handt at Lockerman Middle School conducted a tour that included both band and chorus classes. At North Caroline High School, Mr. Spiker had the group visit chemistry, English, and art classes.

“We are proud to show Dr. Salmon the work going on in our schools,” said Dr. Saelens. “Caroline was her home for many years, so we are always happy to welcome her back for a visit.”

Dr. Salmon said, “I am impressed with the level of student and teacher engagement in the instructional process and the outstanding school facilities which all together provide Caroline County students with an excellent opportunity to learn and succeed.”

Event photos are available on the CCPS Flickr page.