Reading Recovery Teacher, 1st Grade
Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary School
Mary Bailey, Reading Recovery Teacher, 1st Grade
Charles County – Dr. Thomas L. Higdon Elementary School
Mary earned a Bachelors' degree in Special Education from Old Dominion University in 1986 and a Master’s degree in Special Education from Bowie State University in 1990. She is a recipient of the Charles County Exemplary Employee Award 1994 & 2002, Wal-Mart Teacher of the Year Award 2002, Walt Disney American Teacher Award nominee 2002, and Reader’s Digest Heroes in Education Award nominee 1998. Mary served as a new teacher mentor, Future Educators of America sponsor, evaluation panel member at Bowie State University, and presented at county wide in-services on Literacy. She is very active in her community and volunteers in many non-profit organizations.