Educators' Institute Faculty
Justin Hennaut has been in the field of education for 11 years. Justin taught grades 3 and 5 before transitioning to a position in the central office. He currently serves as a resource teacher for the Baltimore County Public Schools' Office of Digital Learning. In this role, he provides professional development, coaching, resource development, and support for teachers using technology to create learner-centered environments. Justin enjoys facilitating professional development both synchronously and asynchronously. He has built and facilitated many of his office’s online learning opportunities. Justin has a bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from Salisbury University and a master’s degree in Education from Johns Hopkins.
Tracy Ross Johnson
Tracey Ross Johnson is a school counselor with over 26 years of experience working in counseling and social services. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education from West Chester University and holds a Master's of Arts degree in Psychology from Hampton University. Tracey also has earned a Master of Education degree in School Counseling and an Advanced Certificate in Counseling At-Risk Youth from The Johns Hopkins University. Currently, she is a professional school counselor at Loch Raven High School, Baltimore County Public Schools. Tracey is passionately committed to student development, achievement, and the learning experience.
Warren Nelson has been an instructor in Goucher’s summer institute for many years. He taught English in Harford County and has offered multiple technology workshops for Harford County Public Schools in Maryland as well as for Goucher College.
Nancy Reed is a supervisor in the Office of Elementary English Language Arts for Baltimore County Public Schools. She holds a B.S. from Towson University in Early Childhood Education and a M.S. in Instructional Technology, also from Towson University. Prior to her current position, Nancy was a resource teacher in the Department of Digital Learning (formally the Office of Instructional Technology), a technology integration school-based teacher, media specialist and classroom teacher for Baltimore County Public Schools. Nancy served as Universal Design for Learning (UDL) Professional Learning Community Coach in the BCPS UDL grant project sponsored by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and CAST Project. Nancy has written curriculum and has written and taught many inservice courses for BCPS, including Universal Design for Learning and the Next Generation Learner. Nancy is also a certified interactive whiteboard curriculum developer and trainer.
Karyn Renneberg is a behavior specialist in the Office of Special Education with the Howard County Public School System. She earned a B.A. from Mount St. Mary’s College and an M.A. from Towson University.
Jean Satterfield has been a leader in public education in Maryland for over 30 years. She most recently was the Assistant State Superintendent of Educator Effectiveness at the Maryland State Department of Education. Prior to joining MSDE, Jean worked for Baltimore County Public Schools where she held a variety of leadership positions including Human Resources Specialist, Principal, Special Education Coordinator, Elementary Director, Executive Director of Student Support Services and Area Assistant Superintendent. Before joining Baltimore County, she worked as an elementary teacher in the Baltimore Catholic school system, Hakata, Japan and in Baltimore City Public Schools. She received her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Reading from Towson University. She attended Johns Hopkins University where she became certified as a Special Educator and as a Principal/Supervisor. She is happy to be working with the next generation of teacher-leaders at Goucher College.
Lauri Silver is a special educator with over 18 years of experience working in special education. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in Special Education from West Chester University and holds a Master’s of Science degree in Special Education Technology from Johns Hopkins University. She has a variety of experience in special education, assistive technology, and professional development for teachers and leaders in the K-12 setting. Currently, Lauri is the Program Head of the Instructional Access Team for Howard County Public School System. Her passion radiates in helping all students access the curriculum through assistive technology tools and the implementation of Universal Design for Learning Principles.
Jennifer Weaver has been a resource teacher for the Baltimore County Public Schools' Office of Digital Learning for the past seven years. In her role, she provides professional development, coaching, resource development, and support for teachers using technology to create learner-centered environments. With experience facilitating dozens of both face-to-face and online professional development sessions, she is well versed in blended and adult learning. Her experiences at the district level as well as her degrees in Studio Art, Art History, and Technology for Educators have given Jennifer a wide skill set that she has shared with other educators as a frequent past presenter at ISTE, FETC, and Common Ground Maryland. Prior to becoming a resource teacher, Jennifer taught both Technology Education and Visual Arts to middle school students for eight years.