Educational Studies

Educational Studies Department
235 Goodpaster Hall
Organization Description

St. Mary’s offers both a minor in Educational Studies, as well as a Masters of Arts in Teaching program that leads to Maryland Teacher Certification.

March 10, 2020
Katherine Koch, associate professor of educational studies, has published a new textbook titled “EMS Response to Patients with Special Needs: Assessment, Treatment, and Transport” (Fire Engineering).


The textbook is the first comprehensive resource of its kind to address the emergency… Find Out More
February 12, 2020
The Office of the President presents “Nurturing the Compassionate Community: An Evening to Honor the Legacy of Lucille Clifton” on Saturday, February 29 at 7:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.) in Auerbach Auditorium of St. Mary’s Hall. The event, co-sponsored by the VOICES Reading Series, is free of… Find Out More
January 27, 2020
Emily Rudo ’23, an environmental studies and public policy studies double major, educational studies minor from Howard County, Maryland, was one of four invited panelists at the biennial NOAA Chesapeake Bay Environmental Literacy Forum held on January 22, 2020, in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Rudo… Find Out More
January 23, 2020
Misty Frantz and Kate Shirey of the Career Development Center, and Janna Thompson, assistant professor of educational studies, have been selected for a poster presentation at this year’s AAC&U Diversity, Equity, & Student Success Conference. The focus of their presentation is “Academic… Find Out More
January 13, 2020
Angela C. Johnson, professor of educational studies, was recently awarded a $103,473 grant from the National Science Foundation (NSF) in support of her project titled: “Centering Women of Color in STEM: Data-Driven Opportunities for Inclusion.” The two-year grant began September 2019, and will fund… Find Out More
October 21, 2019
In a special presentation on Friday, October 18, the St. Mary’s College of Maryland Board of Trustees recognized the following faculty promotions.


Promotion to Full Professor:


Betül Başaran (religious studies) joined the St. Mary’s College faculty in 2005. She is a scholar of the Ottoman… Find Out More
September 4, 2019
On Wednesday, Sept. 25, beginning at 4:45 p.m. in Goodpaster Hall, room 195, Angela Johnson, professor of educational studies, will present “‘I Can’t Really Think of Anything I Don’t Like:’ Locating and Learning from Universities Where Women of Color are Thriving in Physics.” The event is free of… Find Out More
August 26, 2019
 St. Mary's College of Maryland has joined the Physics Teacher Education Coalition (PhysTEC).  Member institutions are committed to improving the education of future physics teachers.  


According to Angela Johnson, professor of educational studies and director of teacher education, “At St. Mary… Find Out More
May 15, 2019
Shields Elementary teacher Brennan Clarke was named the Cape Region’s 2020 District Teacher of the Year. Clarke will compete for state honors in October. Shields Elementary is located in Lewes, Delaware.


As an English as a Second Language teacher, Clarke works closely with the school’s English… Find Out More
April 19, 2019
Lindsay Jamieson, associate professor of computer science; Alan Jamieson, associate professor of computer science; and Angela Johnson, professor of educational studies and director of teacher education, received a $19,049 grant from the Maryland Center for Computing Education to develop a… Find Out More