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Programs > Awards and Recognition > Teacher of the Year > Teachers of the Year 2008 - 2009
John Billingslea
John Billingslea
John Billingslea, Social Studies, 11-12 grades
Baltimore County – Franklin High School

John Billingslea, a graduate of Washington College and the College of Notre Dame of Maryland with degrees in psychology and educational leadership, became a teacher in Baltimore County Public Schools in 1994. Currently teaching AP social studies at Franklin High School in Reisterstown, he was named College Board AP Teacher of the Year in 2005 and works with many state and national professional associations. In addition to his success as an educator – his students alone account for nearly 30 percent of Franklin’s AP test-takers – he is also a champion of “the artistry of teaching,” dedicated to promoting the profession, teacher recruitment and teacher retention.

Contact Information
Darla Strouse, Executive Director
Partnership and Recognition Programs
Maryland State Department of Education
200 West Baltimore Street
Baltimore, MD 21201
Phone:  410-767-0369
Fax:  410-333-3867
Email:  dstrouse@msde.state.md.us
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