Maryland Teacher of the Year 2019-2020

Teresa Beilstein

Anne Arundel County – South Shore Elementary School, Grade 3

Teresa Beilstein, is committed to fostering character, confidence and curiosity in her students. She has Master’s Degrees from Walden University (2013 and 2011) and a Bachelor’s Degree from Loyola College (2007). A third-grade teacher at an International Baccalaureate school, Teresa focuses on interactive and cooperative learning. Teresa has developed and implemented science curriculum and assessments aligned to Next Generation Science Standards used throughout Anne Arundel County’s 80 elementary schools. Earning National Board Certification in 2018, Teresa regularly participates in professional development and leadership opportunities. She is also the dance team coach, science lead teacher, and Science Fair coordinator.


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