TEEAM Contact Information
J. “Jason” Bullerman
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.
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.
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.
Position currently vacant
Up for election in 2013
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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