Michelle Morris

Michelle Morris

mmorris@worwic.edu
HC 207
410-334-2959
 

Classes

Summer I D 2014

Office Hours

Other Hours

 By appointment.

Michelle Morris' Faculty Website

Select from the "Classes" list to view assignments, files, discussions, resources and the syllabus for a particular class.

Education

B.S. - Elementary Education, Salisbury University, 1993
MEd. - Salisbury University, 1995
Pursuing EdD, Curriculum and Instruction at University of Delaware

Work Experience

Mrs. Morris taught for seven and one half years (7 1/2) years in Somerset County(One (1) year Prekindergarten Special Education, Half (1/2) year 5th grade Special Education, Six (6) years grade 3).
Mrs. Morris also taught for Two (2) Semesters as an Adjunct Instructor at Delaware Tech. (Early Childhood Education Program). In addition, Mrs. Morris worked to
Develop Curricula for the Ward Museum's Education Programs and served as a co-developer of the HealthyU preschool game. She has served a textbook editor for numerous textbooks currently in use at colleges across the country. Most recently, Mrs. Morris worked for the Maryland State Department of Education to create the recommended early childhood curriculum list for the state. In 2009 Mrs. Morris was added to the list for Who's Who in American Women.

Community Services / Committees

While in Somerset County, Mrs. Morris served three (3) years on the Executive Board of the Local Teachers Union while in Somerset County. (Four (4) years as school representative).
She was also a presenter at the 1996 Dwight Eisenhower Math and Science Conference and the 1999 Somerset County Opening Day Act (ADD/ADHD). Locally, Mrs. Morris has given numerous trainings on topics including Maryland Model for School Readiness, Classroom Management, Reading in Early Childhood and Social Studies Teaching Methods. In addition, Mrs. Morris worked as a MSPAP Task Reader (2001), a MSPAP Cluster Leader (2001)and completed a MSPAP Summer Training (4 weeks) in 1996.
Mrs. Morris has served as chairperson for the Faculty Professional Development Committee, Faculty Fundraising Committee, and Faculty Peer Evaluation Committee. She was also Member at Large for the college's Faculty Council and served as a state representative for the Association of Faculties for Advancement of Community College Teaching. Mrs. Morris was a member of the original committee at Wor-Wic Community College which created and began the SDV 100 course offering. Other contributions to the college have included assisting part time instructors, presenting at several college wide trainings, and assisting with the design and staffing of the college's Jordan Center. She serves on the Early Childhood Political Action Committee, the Food Service Roundtable and the college Relay for Life committee. Mrs. Morris is an active supporter of several local charities including Relay for Life, the Alzheimer's Association, the American Lung Association, Toys-4-Tots and all local Humane Societies.

Awards

Conective Mini-Grant for Implementation of a Unit on Electricity

Teacher of the Year Nominee (School Level) 2000-2001

Community College Lab Schools Grant 2008

Who's Who in American Women 2009

Publications

Teacher Education brochures for Wor-Wic Community College.

Parent Handbook for WWCC's Jordan Center.

Worked as an editor and textbook reviewer on many textbooks now in use.

Additional Information

Mrs. Morris resides in Worcester County with her husband of 18 years, her daughters, her son and her German Shepperd. Besides her love of teaching, Mrs. Morris spends her free time reading, traveling, scrapbooking and assisting her church and local charities. She also donates considerable time to her children's school.