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Media Specialist


Ms. Williams:

  Ms. Williams began her teaching career in 2009 with Baltimore County after graduating from Towson University with her degree in Elementary Education. Before joining Mays Chapel, Ms. Williams taught at Shady Spring Elementary School, where she was a fifth grade classroom teacher for two years, and a third grade teacher for five years. When not at school, Ms. Williams loves running and has ran several marathons, including the Boston Marathon. She also enjoys biking and spending time at the beach with family and friends. Ms. Williams is eager to begin fostering a love for learning, reading, and collaborative research for students in the Mays Chapel library media center.

Mrs. Berkowitz:

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Instrumental Music

Mrs. Hise:  
 
Mrs. Hise has been sharing her love for music in the Baltimore County Schools for 18 years. Creating a dynamic and rigorous learning environment is what Mrs. Hise does best. She started the first elementary level jazz band in 1996 at Owings Mills Elementary School and has seen how students engage with the love of jazz and improvisation. She recently said a bittersweet goodbye to Oakleigh Elementary School after 16 wonderful years but is very excited about her new team at Mays Chapel! Mrs. Hise’s formal education began at Towson University where she majored in Music Education while studying the French Horn. She also has a Master’s Degree from Towson in Human Resource Development with a concentration in Educational Leadership. Mrs. Hise enjoys time with her family and one year old son. She has a 14 year old Belgian Malinois dog named Zoey. In addition to music, Mrs. Hise enjoys biking, hiking, and golf.

 

Physical Education

Mr. Loyd:

Mr. Loyd has been a teacher in Baltimore County since 20004. His tenure of teaching started at Pikesville middle school where he taught 8th grade science.  After 2 years, he moved to Cedarmere elementary school where he served as the physical education teacher for the school for 8 years. His cooperative mindset and goals of life long fitness and wellness, shape his philosophies of Physical education.  Mr. Loyd’s education includes a bachelor’s degree from Salisbury University in Outdoor Education and his Master’s degree from Towson in Science Education. When Mr. Loyd is outside of the school building, he you will likely find him either rock climbing, swimming or most likely playing music.

Ms. Loss

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Vocal Music

Mrs. Marsh:

Mrs. Marsh is about to begin her third year of teaching in Baltimore County Public Schools!  Prior to Mays Chapel, she was the music teacher at Vincent Farm Elementary in White Marsh.  Not only has she taught in Baltimore County, but she also attended all BCPS schools while growing up!  She holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Music Education from Towson University and loves to sing, listen to, and create music!  When she's not teaching, Mrs. Marsh is having fun with her husband, her new baby (due the first day of school this year!), and her black lab Brodie!

 

Art

Mrs. O’Reilly:

Mrs. O’Reilly has been teaching art at Hawthorne Elementary school in Middle River for the past ten years. She began her teaching career with Baltimore County at Old Court Middle School. Prior to this time, she taught preschool Montessori and managed an after school art program in Dublin, Ireland. Mrs. O’Reilly received a Bachelor’s of Art from McDaniel College in 2000. She is an advocate of arts integration and believes that seamlessly weaving art within the core subject areas enhances creativity, nourishes critical thinking and motivates the students to take risks. Outside of the classroom Mrs. O’Reilly enjoys photography, ceramics and especially spending time with her family, including her two very active young boys and husband.

Mrs. Wolinski:

Mrs. Wolinski has been in Early Childhood Education for over twenty years. She holds a Master's Degree from Johns Hopkins University as a Reading Specialist. Her Bachelor of Science Degree from Towson University is in Early Childhood with Special Education. Mrs. Wolinski is also certified to teach art. She is married, a mom of five, a gardener, artist, reader, and traveler.  Mrs. Wolinski joined the special area team at Mays Chapel in 2016 as an art educator.