Education, Sci-Tech

Education Foundation announces 34 recipients of scholarships totaling $33,730

NOTTINGHAM, MD—The Education Foundation of Baltimore County Public Schools has announced 34 recipients of its scholarships this year. The total value of the scholarships awarded is $33,730. The foundation presents scholarships that it funds directly – STEM (Science, Technology, Mathematics, and Engineering) and BEEF (Business, Economics, Entrepreneur, and Finance) scholarships – as well as scholarships it manages for private philanthropic …


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Eastern Tech’s annual Women in STEM night to be virtual, open to all BCPS high school students

ESSEX, MD—Eastern Technical High School’s annual Women in STEM gathering will be going virtual for 2020.  The event will also be open to all Baltimore County Public Schools high school students – female and male – interested in STEM-related careers. During the event, students will connect with science, technology, engineering, and math professionals and have opportunities to ask them questions …


Eastern Tech mathematics chair named 2020 Maryland Outstanding Educator

ESSEX, MD—Stacy Barry, a resource teacher in the BCPS Office of Innovation and Digital Safety, has been named 2020 Maryland Outstanding Leader Using Technology by the Maryland Society for Education Technology (MSET), and Kimberly Burton-Regulski, mathematics department chair at Eastern Technical High School, has been named that group’s 2020 Maryland Outstanding Educator. Both women will be honored at MSET’s Common …

Perry Hall High, Eastern Tech students excel at 2020 Superhero Science Fairs

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools students demonstrated their science superpowers at the school system’s 2020 Superhero Science Fairs, held on Feb. 29 at Dulaney High School. The school was the site of the 32nd annual Physics Olympics and 7th annual Chemathon for high school students and a STEM Fair for middle school students. Hereford High’s Team #2 earned first place …

BCPS middle school, high school students to test their STEM knowledge

TOWSON, MD—Baltimore County Public Schools students from 18 middle schools and 13 high schools will spend a Saturday morning testing their STEM (science, technology, engineering, mathematics) knowledge by participating in the annual BCPS Physics Olympics, Chemathon, and Middle School STEM Fair. For the Physics Olympics and Chemathon the challenges aren’t revealed until the day of the event, but in general, …

Middle River Middle School department chair named Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy Fellow

TOWSON, MD—Anthony V. Carter, Jr., the career and technical education department chair at Middle River Middle School, has been selected as a 2019–20 Teacher Fellow in the Northrop Grumman Foundation Teachers Academy. Carter, a resident of Havre de Grace, is one of 26 middle school science, technology, and engineering teachers receiving this designation from the Northrop Grumman Foundation and the …

Newsweek names Eastern Tech one of nation’s top STEM schools

ESSEX, MD—An Essex high school has received national recognition. Newsweek has named Eastern Technical High School one of the nation’s top STEM schools. “Science, technology, engineering, mathematics—these are the fields in which our children need to be fluent,” said Newsweek’s global editor-in-chief Nancy Cooper. “The STEM skills that only specialists have today will be expected of virtually everyone in the …

MDSE awards grant to Perry Hall Elementary School to start robotics program

BALTIMORE  – The Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE) has awarded grants to twelve schools/districts and eight non-profit entities/partnerships in support of developing and expanding robotics programs. Maryland’s Robotics Program was established by the 2016 General Assembly (House Bill 115) under the Education Article, Section 7-121 of the Annotated Code of Maryland. This state grant program supports funding for Science …