TEEAM Contact Information
Thomas J. “Jason”
Jason Bullerman joined Baltimore County Public Schools
in January 2003 as a Technology Education teacher at
Dundalk High School, teaching Foundations of Technology
to ninth grade students. During his four and a half
years at Dundalk, he also taught Introduction to Engineering
& Technology Concepts, Audio Video I, and Honors
Engineering - covering grades nine through twelve. In
2007, he joined Chesapeake High School as the department
chairperson for Technology Education.
TEEAM recognized him with the New
High School Teacher Excellence Award, while the Technology
Education program at Dundalk High earned the High School
Program Excellence Award. Dundalk was also recognized
at the 2004 ITEEA conference in Kansas City, Missouri.
In 2008, the Technology Education department at Chesapeake
High won TEAM’s High School Program Excellence
Award. The program was also recognized at the 2009 ITEEA
conference in Louisville, Kentucky. In addition, Jason
received the 2010-2011 Region III Teacher of the Year
Award from Magnet Schools of America.
Jason has written curriculum for Baltimore County Public
Schools; and he has led professional development sessions
for TEEAM, ITEEA, and Magnet Schools of America. Furthermore,
he has implemented a VEX Robotics team at Chesapeake
that has participated in the VEX World Championship
for two consecutive years. As department chairperson,
his leadership duties include Technology Education and
Project Lead The Way Engineering.
Amy Gensemer is the Science and
Engineering Content Specialist for Montgomery County
Public Schools. She has been a master teacher for Project
Lead The Way and a curriculum specialist with ITEEA-Engineering
by Design (EbD). She is the lead writer for the latest
edition of EbD’s Foundations of Technology.
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.
is a Technology Education teacher at John F. Kennedy
High School in Montgomery County Public Schools (MCPS).
She teaches Foundations of Technology, in addition to
several advanced Technology Education courses. Karen
arrived in MCPS for the 2009-2010 school year from Georgia,
where she obtained a certification as a specialist of
education related to curriculum and learning (spring
2008), a masters of education (winter 2006) and a bachelor
of science in technology education (fall 1998). During
her career in Georgia she coordinated and articulated
between the Special Education department and the Technology
Education department to develop hands-on activities
that promoted special education students in achieving
technological literacy. She advocated for special education
students at various parent teacher association meetings
and civic organizations. She also was a member of the
Technology Student Association (TSA).
She continued her passion for extending technology education
student activities beyond the classroom while at Kennedy
High School in MCPS. Last year she bused eight teams
of students to the Robot Challenge at the Baltimore
Museum of Industry.
Specialist, Career & Technology Education
Maryland State Dept. of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Kim Sturdivant-Miller teaches at
Southwest Academy in BCPS. She is the science department
chair and science & engineering magnet program coordinator.
She has taught PLTW-Gateway To Technology since 2007-08.
She is also a member of Baltimore County’s learning
team for the Maryland STEM Portfolio Project.
Science Department Chair
Dr. Thomas Loveland, Academic Coordinator, University
of Maryland Eastern Shore
Career and Technology Education Program BMI:
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 accept-ing 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.
Position currently vacant
Douglas H. Handy, Supervisor
Technology Education, Engineering & Manufacturing
Office of Career & Technology Education
Baltimore County Public Schools
Middle School Technology Integration
Hereford Middle School
Baltimore County Public Schools
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