LEONARDTOWN, Md. (June 18, 2010) - Three administrative appointments were made by the St. Mary's County Board of Education at its meeting of June 9 as follows.
The Board appointed Mr. James Corns to the position of director of information technology where he will oversee the school system's information technology services. Mr. Corns currently serves as the supervisor of educational technology for Kent County Public Schools (KCPS). His experience also includes serving as a technology resource teacher, a middle school computer teacher, and an elementary school teacher with KCPS. Mr. Corns earned a Master's degree in history from Washington College in 1998 and a Bachelor's degree in elementary education from The Pennsylvania State University in 1993.
The Board named Ms. Amanda Molden to the position of school psychologist in the Department of Student Services and Academic Support. Ms. Molden currently serves as a school psychologist intern with the Baltimore County Public School (BCPS) system. Her experience also includes serving as a group counseling co-leader/data collection specialist with The PRIDE Program at Carroll Springs School in Westminster, MD. Ms. Molden earned her Master of Arts degree in psychology from Towson University in 2009 and a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from the University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, in 2007.
Additionally, the Board named Ms. Michelle Gallant-Wall to the position of supervisor of instruction for English in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction where she has served as an instructional resource teacher since 2006. Ms. Gallant-Wall, who joined the school system in 1999 as a 9th grade English teacher, also served as a high school English teacher in the Baltimore County Public School (BCPS) system from 1994-1998. She holds a Master of Arts degree in curriculum and instruction from Loyola College and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Towson University.
These appointments become effective July 1, 2010.
Source: St. Mary's County Public Schools, Superintendent's Office