LA PLATA, Md. (Jan. 23, 2010) - Marjorie Watson, a special education instructional assistant at Theodore G. Davis Middle School in Waldorf, was recently named a Maryland State Service Learning Fellow for the 2009-10 school year by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).
Watson has served as the student service learning coordinator at Davis since 2007, and has implemented a variety of service projects for students, including the construction and installation of birdhouses on the North Point High School, Davis and William A. Diggs Elementary School campuses, and a student-led schoolwide recycling initiative.
Service Learning Fellows are selected for their abilities to create exemplary service-learning experiences for their students and provide expertise and assistance to their peers. As a Service Learning Fellow, Watson will help train and mentor other teachers in service learning, work with local service learning teams and help write project curricula.
MSDE selects up to 15 new fellows annually and highlights their achievements in an awards ceremony held each spring. For more information on Service Learning Fellows, visit the MSDE Web site at http://marylandpublicschools.org/MSDE/programs/servicelearning/fellows.
Source: Charles County Public School System