Office of Social Studies

The Office of Social Studies guides the development, implementation, and assessment of social studies instruction; provides professional development for teachers; serves as a liaison for the school system and the community; and facilitates extra-curricular programs for students.

Services provided by the Office of Social Studies include:

  • Development of curriculum guides for social studies courses
  • Development of assessment instruments to measure student achievement and inform instruction
  • Coordination of teacher training programs with colleges, universities, and professional organizations
  • Partnerships with community institutions and governmental agencies to provide services for teachers and students
John Billingslea
Director of Social Studies
Michael Crispens
Elementary Coordinator
Elementary Social Studies
Dani Biancolli
Secondary Coordinator
Secondary Social Studies
Gerri Otto
Resource Teacher
Elementary Social Studies
Renee Baylin
Resource Teacher, High School
Secondary Social Studies


Abeer Shinnawi
Resource Teacher, Middle School
Secondary Social Studies
Carol Rook
Administrative Secretary
Office of Social Studies

Elementary Office: 443-809-2172
Secondary Office: 443-809-4017
Office Fax: 410-887-2645


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