B.A. - ENGLISH, MUHLENBERG COLLEGE | MD TEACHING CERTIFICATION, MCDANIEL COLLEGE
Ever since she has been very small, Diane knew she wanted to be a teacher. However, after completing a bachelor's degree in English, having two children, and working as a business analyst for 10 years, she returned to school to earn Maryland certification, grades 1-8. She taught with Carroll County Public Schools in grades 3 and 4 before leaving to start NCCS in 2005. Since she's been at NCCS, she’s had the joy of teaching every grade from K to 8 and working on administrative tasks. Her passion is curriculum and instruction and she strives to always learn something new in the field of education!
B.S. – ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, TOWSON UNIVERSITY
Prior to opening NCCS in September of 2005, Scot spent four years teaching third and fourth grades in the Carroll County Public School System. He is a graduate of Towson University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education. He has completed post-graduate work in Administration at McDaniel College.
B.S. ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, MOUNT SAINT MARY’S UNIVERSITY | M.ED. EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, LOYOLA UNIVERSITY
Alex graduated from Mount Saint Mary’s University with a degree in Elementary Education and has eleven years of teaching experience. He has taught in public school, Catholic school, and this will be his sixth year teaching at NCCS. Mr. Will graduated from Loyola University with a Masters degree in Educational Leadership, and is part of the Administrative Team. This year he is teaching Math and Science to students in the Marshall and Douglass homerooms. He is an avid Orioles and Ravens fan. Outside of school he enjoys hiking, gardening, and playing in the backyard with his wife, and four children.
B.S. – ELEMENTARY EDUCATION, SALISBURY UNIVERSITY | M.S. – CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION, FOCUS: EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP, MCDANIEL COLLEGE
Sam has been around since the very beginning of NCCS. From 2005, until joining the team officially in 2014, Sam performed a variety of jobs and duties including substitute teaching, tutoring, and running the after school program. After graduating from Salisbury University with a degree in Elementary Education, he spent four years teaching for Carroll County Public Schools. Last year at NCCS, Sam taught STEM, Writing, and History to early middle grades students. Now in his second year with NCCS, Sam is part of the administrative team, as well as the math resource teacher for all grades. This past summer, he completed his Masters of Science in Curriculum and Instruction with a focus in Educational Leadership from McDaniel College. Additionally, he is certified to teach pre-k through sixth grade. In his free time he loves to root for Baltimore sports teams, and spend time with his wife Samantha, and their dog, Birdie.