Fifth Grade


Ms. Baumiller:

Mrs. Baumiller has been teaching in Baltimore County since 2008. After eight years of teaching fifth grade at New Town Elementary, she excitedly joined the Mays Chapel Elementary fifth grade team. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education from Towson University, and continues to pursue her Masters Degree. Mrs. Baumiller is married with one daughter. In her free time she enjoys rooting for the Orioles and Ravens, running, cooking, and spending time with family and friends. Mrs. Baumiller's passion is working with her students and helping them to reach their full potential.

Mrs. Breen:  

Mrs. Breen is in her 13th year of teaching for BCPS. She is a graduate of Towson University and is currently finishing her second Masters in Secondary Mathematics Education. She has experience teaching grades 2-5, and the exposure to multiple grade levels has been very useful in helping students move forward with their academic goals at various levels. While her specialty is mathematics, she loves teaching all subjects and aspires to make learning applicable to her students' lives. Mrs. Breen is married with 4 children ranging from a fifth grader to the tenth grader, and approaches teaching has both an educator and a parent. She enjoys traveling, photography, history, and music!

Mrs. Caplan:  

Mrs. Caplan has taught fourth grade in the Baltimore County Public School community since 2008. Before becoming a member of Team Mays, she taught at Sandy Plains Elementary School in the Southeast Area. She is passionate about 21st Century learning, and looks forward to working together with her students to utilize technology and optimize their educational experience. Mrs. Caplan, originally from New York, earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Towson University, and has since made Baltimore her home. She went on to earn a Graduate Certificate for Leadership in Technology Integration from Johns Hopkins University, and is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree. Outside of the classroom, she enjoys all that Baltimore City life has to offer, but also loves to travel and experience new places. 

Mr. Cooney: 
Mr. Cooney has been teaching for six years. He started his teaching career at Lansdowne Elementary School in Southwestern Baltimore County. He attended Stevenson University for his Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education, and is currently finishing up a master's program at Johns Hopkins University, focusing on Technology Leadership in Education. Mr. Cooney's hobbies include writing and photography. He is also interested in drama and looks forward to starting a drama club at MCES! He is the proud father of Gideon, born in 2013.

Ms. Miedlar:

Ms. Miedlar loves working with the talented and enthusiastic members of the Mays Chapel Team. She helped to open Mays Chapel in its inaugural year in 2014 and she has been teaching in Baltimore County since 2004. Prior to joining Team Mays, Ms. Miedlar had experience teaching fifth grade and fourth grade at New Town Elementary School. Ms. Miedlar completed her Master of Science Degree in Mathematics Education at Towson University and she holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Elementary Education with a minor in Special Education from Loyola University in Maryland. In her free time, Ms. Miedlar enjoys reading, running, baking/cooking, traveling, and spending time with family and friends.