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2022 Maryland Teacher of the Year Studied at Loyola

Brianna Ross, 2022 Maryland Teacher of the Year

Brianna Ross, who earned her certificate in administration and supervision at Loyola University Maryland, was named the 2021-2022 Maryland Teacher of the Year by the Maryland State Department of Education (MSDE).

Why Educational Leadership

Dr. Myra Smith

Senior Lecturer, Myra Smith, Ed.D., of Loyola University Maryland's Educational Leadership program shares her leadership journey in the school system and the important characteristics of a great school leader.

What is Educational Technology and Why is it Important?

Student using virtual reality glasses in the classroom

Loyola University Maryland's Educational Technology Program Director, Dr. Kelly Keane, explains what educational technology is and why it is important and what you will learn in the Master's of Educational Technology program at Loyola.

Why you should care about Critical Race Theory as a K-12 educator

With the school year underway and 2022 elections nearing, Critical Race Theory (CRT) continues to be a hot topic issue in the media. Faculty from Loyola’s School of Education discuss CRT in this essay below, including how it became a political lever, its history and context, and the value of CRT in both college and K-12 classrooms.

Storytelling as a tool for social change

A recent graduate of Loyola University Maryland's Master's in Curriculum and Instruction for Social Justice program shares how her capstone on Critical Race Theory helped her students to recognize the inequities in literature and media and feel empowered to challenge those structures.

Loyola's School of Education Hosts a Teach Truth Rally

Picture of Teach Truth Rally Participants

Loyola University Maryland’s School of Education in conjunction with the Baltimore Teach Truth Coalition hosted a rally in Towson, Md. to protest laws that are being proposed and passed in many states to censor teachers from presenting the truth about racism.