Dean Palmer reconnected with former students of the Reading Specialist program at the Frederick County Reading Council membership dinner on 10/2/14. John Slagle, a consultant with McGraw-Hill Publishers, presented “Analytical Writing: Reading Closely to Write Deeply.” Attendees extended their knowledge and worked collaboratively to complete assigned tasks. In the audience were four individuals with advanced degrees in reading from MSMU.*
-Beth Ann Miller, C’97, received her M.Ed. in 2007. She is currently a Literacy Specialist at Middletown Middle School. She formerly served as FCRC’s vice-president and past president.
-Myra Foreman received her M.Ed. in 2000 and her Certificate of Advanced Study in Reading in 2011. She is currently the Targeted Intervention Teacher at Whittier Elementary School.
-Kathleen Reifschneider received her M.Ed. in 2007 and recently retired. Prior to retirement she was a Literacy Specialist at Oakdale High School. She is a past president of FCRC and is currently the membership chair.
-Megan Clark received her M.Ed. in 2010 and is currently the ELL Elementary Teacher Specialist for Frederick County Public Schools.
*Presented in order of L-R appearance in the photo:
Beth Ann Miller, Barbara Martin Palmer, Myra Foreman, Kathleen Reifschneider, Megan Clark