Beth Sappe is the Director of K-12 STEM Mathematics within the Office of Teaching and Learning with Baltimore City Schools where she also taught and served as an Instructional Support Teacher. Beth has been deeply engaged and passionate about mathematics and STEM integration her entire professional career. She started her teaching career 19 years ago in Baltimore County Public Schools, focused primarily in high school mathematics. While in her current role as a math leader, she uses her deep knowledge of mathematics to successfully implement curriculum, assessments, and professional development aligned to the Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards to support district and school staff. She also works closely with local and national partners to align the City Schools vision and key strategies to their work in the district to increase teacher effectiveness and student achievement.
During her career she has presented at local, state, national, conferences; served on many committees and tasks forces; facilitated workshops and professional development sessions on a variety of topics; and received the Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching Mathematics and Science. Beth received her BS in Secondary Mathematics from Edinboro University and her M.Ed. in Curriculum and Instruction and Career and Technology Education from Grand Canyon University.