Elizabeth R. Eny is a member of the clinical faculty for the Johns Hopkins School of Education and Urban Teachers in Washington, D.C. In addition to teaching secondary English/ language arts, she coaches a dozen novice middle and high school teachers. Previously, she served as an English/ language arts program specialist for the Maryland State Department of Education’s Division of Academic Policy and Innovation. She worked with teachers and administrators in struggling middle schools in Prince George’s County, Maryland through the federal Race to the Top program.
She has taught education courses at the College of Southern Maryland and Towson University’s Waldorf Center for Higher Education. She spent nearly two decades teaching and serving as a reading specialist and teaching coordinator in Maryland. She is a strong believer in the importance of transparency and honesty in the classroom. She encourages new teachers to set high expectations for students and find creative ways to engage them in the material.
• George Washington University, Washington, D.C., Master of Arts in Education, Human Development and Reading Specialties
• St. Mary’s College of Maryland, St. Mary’s City, MD, Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education and English
• Clinical faculty member, Johns Hopkins University, School of Education, Urban Teachers program, Washington, D.C., 2015-present
• Education program specialist, English/ Language Arts, Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Academic Policy and Innovation, 2013-15
• Adjunct professor, College of Southern Maryland, Leonardtown, MD, 1995-2013
• Adjunct professor, Towson University, Waldorf Center for Higher Education, Waldorf, MD, 2002-2013
Other professional positions
• Reading specialist/ testing coordinator, Walker Mill Middle School, Prince George’s County Public Schools
• English teacher, Walker Mill Middle School, Prince George’s County Public Schools
• English teacher, Great Mills High School, St. Mary’s County Public Schools
• Genre II
• Field Experience