Maryland State Department of Education endeavors to bring together high caliber sudents from Maryland colleges and university schools of Education with veteran teachers for the Maryland Teachers of Promise Program.  Former teachers of promise report the program eases the transition into teaching.  This year's Mount students seleced to participate in the 2017 Maryland Teachers of Promise Program were from left to right Kelly Maloney, Kaitlyn Sweeney, Sarah Dahl, Olivia Curcillo, Karen Close, Maria Cugo, and Alexis Meyer.