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Media Alert: State Superintendent Visiting Allegany, Garrett Counties On March 18

Tour Includes Special Look At STEM Education

For Immediate Release                                                    Contact: William Reinhard, 410-767-0486

Baltimore, MD (March 16, 2015)

WHO:  State Superintendent of Schools Lillian M. Lowery
            Allegany Superintendent David Cox
            Garrett Superintendent Janet Wilson
            Cindy Hasselbring, Special Assistant to the State Superintendent
            Educators and students at Allegany and Garrett County Schools

WHAT:  Dr. Lowery will tour several schools in Western Maryland to view the cutting edge educational practices taking place, with a special emphasis on STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics).  Both Allegany and Garrett Counties have developed STEM programs that are designed to strengthen workforce and economic development.

WHEN:  Wednesday, March 18

WHERE:  10:45 a.m. - Garrett County
                 GEARS Building
                  Industrial Park
                  Accident, MD

                1:15 p.m. - Allegany County
                 Allegany High School
                 616 Sedgwick Street
                 Cumberland, MD

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