Science, Technology and Engineering (STE)

Telephone: 301-649-8298

Vision Statement

As a community of science and technology educators at Northwood, we aim to support an education that teaches students to inquire, research, and gather knowledge from our surrounding environment while gaining tools and skills to become successful learners and thinkers.

Mission Statement

To encourage a motivating learning environment that develops and strengthens our scientific and technological thinking in order to achieve individual, community, and global success.

Staff Members

Name Classes Email
Ms. Karen Kraus
STE Resource Teacher
Forensic Science, Anatomy & Physiology, Chemistry
Dr. Sharon Carlton
Technology Dept. Chair
Business, Personal Finance, Foundations of Technology
Ms. Kristen daCruz
TESS Academy Head
Mrs. Doretta Alford Chemistry
Ms. Courtney Conklin AP Biology, Chemistry
Mr. Zebedee Ducre, Jr. Biology  
Dr. Kirsten Frank Biology
Mr. Steven Karig Biology
Dr. Lori Kurth Chemistry, AP Chemistry
Ms. Helene McLaughlin Physics, AP Physics, IAPS
Mr. Paul Meyer Foundations of Computer Science, AP Computer Science Principles, AP Computer Programming
Mr. Erol Miller Horticulture, Astronomy
Ms. Kelly Mills Biology
Mr. Lloyd Shockley ESOL Biology, ESOL IAPS
Mr. Henrique Vissotto Foundations of Technology
Ms. Elizabeth Wade Biology
Mr. Max Wright Introduction to Engineering Design, Advanced Design Applications, Foundations of Technology