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Dean Sheridan
email: Dean_Sheridan@hcpss.org

Past - President

Chris Buckler
email: sbuckler@bcps.org

Chris Buckler joined Baltimore County Public Schools in May 2009 as a Technology Education teacher at Chesapeake High School, teaching Introduction to Engineering and Technology Concepts and Project Lead The Way (PLTW)Aerospace Engineering. During his four years at Chesapeake, he also taught Introduction to Engineering Design, Digital Electronics, and Engineering Design and Development. While at Chesapeake, Chris and Jason co-mentored Chesapeake's VEX robotics teams to four consecutive World Championship berths.

Chris has a varied background in electronics and engineering; he served a five-year tour of duty as a United States Marine in Camp Pendleton, CA as an aviation radio repairman, and in collaboration with Dr. Anne Spence of the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) became the first graduate from that university with a certification in Technology Education. Additionally, Chris is certified to teach five PLTW courses.

In advance of the 2013-14 school year, Chris transferred to Dulaney High School, where he now teaches Engineering Principles and Applications as well as Digital Electronics. He is also one of Dulaney's robotics coaches.

Past President

Sharon Kramer
email: Sharon_Kramer@hcpss.org

Sharon is the Instructional Facilitator for curriculum in the areas of Technology Education, Engineering: Project Lead the Way, Computer Science, Cybersecurity and Business Education in Howard County. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in biology and minors in math and chemistry as well as a Master of Science degree in Computer Science. She has worked in industry as an engineer for over ten years. She holds Administrator I/II certifications along with teaching certification areas in technology education, mathematics, biology, chemistry and computer science. Currently she is pursuing a PhD in educational leadership.

Sharon Kramer
Instructional Facilitator, CTE
Applications and Research Lab (ARL)
10920 Clarksville Pike
Ellicott City, MD 21042


Kathleen Setzer
email: ksetzer@bcps.org

Kathleen Setzer, the Technology Education department chairperson at Pikesville High School in Baltimore County Public Schools, spent the first fourteen years of her career in the corporate arena responsible for monthly accounting reporting and consolidations via the Hyperion Reporting system. In 2003, Kathleen transitioned to the field of education as a Computer Science teacher at her Alma Mater, Baltimore City College in Baltimore, Maryland. She then moved to the Baltimore County Public Schools as a Business Education teacher and a Work-Based Learning Coordinator until 2007. She left teaching to open her own successful Edible Arrangements franchise. After her franchise was off the ground she returned to her true career calling in education as a Technology Education teacher in 2009. As department chairperson, her leadership duties include technology education and Project Lead The Way Engineering. She is a current member of TEEAM.
Kathleen Setzer has earned an Associate of Arts Degree in Accounting from the Catonsville Community College, a Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Business with a specialization in Accounting and Computer Information Systems, a Masters of Arts degree in Secondary Education and a post Master’s certificate in Administration and Supervision from the College of Notre Dame of Maryland. She has returned to the College of Notre Dame to pursue a Doctorate of Philosophy in Education Leadership for a Changing Population.

Communications Officer

Ruth Akers
Email: rakers@bcps.org

Technology Education Instructor
Sollers Point Technical High School

MSDE Representative


Specialist, Career & Technology Education
Maryland State Dept. of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone: 410-767-0177
Fax: 410-333-2099



Jennifer L. Starr
email: Jennifer_Starr@hcpss.org

College Representative




Dr. Thomas Loveland, Academic Coordinator, University of Maryland Eastern Shore
Career and Technology Education Program BMI:
email: tloveland@umes.edu

University of Maryland Eastern Shore has a new Coordinator and Professor for the Masters Program in Career and Technology Education located at the Baltimore Museum of Industry. Dr. Thomas Loveland was running the Technology Education BS degree and Career and Technical Education programs at St. Petersburg College (SPC) in Clearwater, Florida before accepting the position at UMES. He has his Ph.D. in Curriculum and Instruction – Vocational Education from the University of South Florida. Originally from Wisconsin, Dr. Loveland had a long career in film and video production before deciding to become a teacher in 1995. He taught Technology Studies and TV Production at the high school level before moving up to teaching at the college level in 2004.

Executive Director

Position currently vacant

Vice President
Student Relations


Paul A. Wiedorn
email: Paul_Wiedorn@hcpss.org


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