Tina Thomen was Carroll County’s Teacher of the Year in 2018 and a Top 7 Finalist for Maryland Teacher of the Year. She currently teaches English at Manchester Valley High School and has served as English Department Chair, lead curriculum writer, AP Language and Composition Reader, and advisor for the Newspaper Club, and National English Honor Society. Tina earned her B.A. in English and History from UMBC as well as the Master of Science in Education and Master of Liberal Arts degrees from McDaniel College where she currently teaches two Literacy in the Content Areas courses. Tina, a National Board Certified Teacher, worked in the finance industry before discovering a genuine passion for teaching. In her free time, she enjoys gardening, baking, spending time with family, and enjoying live music in any form.
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