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Charles Herbert Flowers Technology Department has a mission to provide students with the skills, knowledge and attitudes necessary to be productive members of society. Students need technology to enhance their abilities to exist in a diverse and technologically complex world. It is our intent to provide students with the access to technology so they will be proficient in today’s information age.
This mission provides both a vision and a standard
to guide departmental efforts. It is based upon the
The technology goals for students are divided into six categories.
Standards within each category are to be introduced, reinforced, and
mastered by students. These categories provide a framework for linking
performance indicators within Technology to the standards.
Social, ethical, and human issues
Technology productivity tools
Technology communications tools
Technology research tools
Technology problem-solving and decision-making
Tom Scercy\Technology Coordinator
MS Towson University
Certification: Advanced Professional Certificate
We define educational technology as comprising all hardware, software and communication systems that enhance education. We believe in cultivating a learning environment that promotes gathering information and solving problems through the use of educational technology. We believe in fostering this philosophy among faculty, students, administration and community.
Mass Media Arts
Radio, Television and Film
Certification: Advanced Professional Certificate
Tara Jones, Radio Television, News, Directors Foundation Teacher Ambassador, is a veteran
teacher currently at Charles Herbert Flowers high school in Springdale, Maryland. Her
students learn how to create television-from concept to completion-with a focus on the
technical, creative and administrative. It is her goal to connect with organizations that will
give her students "real world" experience and support her efforts in the classroom.
David Olufemi Odesina
Degree: B.Ed, Master’s Degree & MD Teaching Cert.,
(APC in Technology Education & Health Education)
Colleges Attended: University of Ibadan, Nigeria, Memorial University of Newfoundland, St John’s Canada, Virginia Tech & Central Connecticut State University
Teaching Experience: 10years elsewhere and 5th year with Prince George's County Public Schools
Duty Post: Suitland High School (1999-2002) CHFHS (2002-Now)
Extra Curricular Activities: Soccer & Volleyball
Professional Association: Active Professional Member, Maryland State Teachers Association.
Technology Education Instructor
Information Systems I&II, Engineering Foundations I&II
Hardware: A+, Network +, Routers, Bridges, PC configurations
Software: C, C++, VB, Java, Windows XP, NT, Novell, MS Office
Strayer University Bachelor of Science: Computer Information Systems
Howard University Bachelor of Science: Communications Law
Objective: Enhance the development of student knowledge and usage with application
Software for technical business applications.
Philosophy: It takes an entire community to raise a child.
Frederick Lamont Fisher, II is the product of the
Prince George’s County Public School (PGCPS)
system. He has enjoyed a successful career as an
engineer and entrepreneur. He has been in the
Information Technology (IT) and communications
industry for over twenty-seven years. He has experienced
tremendous success designing networks and systems,
managing multi-millions dollar IT projects of fortune 500
companies, founding and business developing non-profit
and for-profit organizations, and teaching and training IT theory and concepts.
Mr. Fisher attended TESST technology institute where he received an associate degree in electronic engineering. He also attended Potomac College where he received his bachelors degree in information systems/information technology (IS/IT). He most recently attended George Washington University where he received a masters in business administration (MBA) with a project management emphasis.
Mr. Fisher is very active in his church and community. Part of his desire to give back to the community of which he is a product of is pursuing his passion of becoming an educator. He is a provisional teacher teaching technology education at Charles H. Flower’s high school under the direction of principle Helena Noble-Jones. He is pursuing his teacher’s certification. He is also a professor at his Alma Mata Potomac College. Mr. Fisher’s love for the youth and concern for their success is the motivation to pursuing his passion as an educator.
-Bach. Degree in English, University of Maryland, College Park.
-Additional Education Credits from Catholic University, Trinity College, and P.G.C.C.
-PG County Conditional cert. in English & Technology (grades 7-12)(s)(ra).
-Accreditation in Tech Ed from the College of New Jersey.
-Accreditation in Line Production through Dov Simmons @ American University.
-Accreditation in Film Direction through Dov Simmons @ American University.
-Cert. in Air Conditioning from World Pac.
-Cert. in Bio-Energy from M. Wirkus.
I believe that education should be a marriage of "hands on" learning as well as conventional teaching practices. I am currently melding my skills as a reader/writer/producer, with those of the engineering field. This will hopefully translate into better reading, fabricating, and writing students. I am using my vast experience in electronics, robotics, and mechanics to join forces with writing, reading, and actual experimentation to try and bring a level of work that will be commensurate to a college educational experience.
I am planning on creating many more educational films, labs, and anything that will fit the constantly changing face of Engineering. Our students must learn the newest things in order to avoid moving out into the real world poorly equipped with antiquated knowledge.
B. S. Degree Industrial Arts
Graduate Credits Bowie University
Trained and motivated students to win the top three
places in the Occupational Skills Foundation county
house design competition for fifteen consecutive years.
They have received many awards and recognition for excellence in the field of architectural and mechanical drafting. Helped develop the initial school based management team and school improvement plan for Suitland High School as the Tech Ed department chairperson.
Victoria Lee is a graduate of
University of Maryland College Park
(BS, 1995) in Civil Engineering.
She has taught Technology and Pre-Engineering for seven years in Prince
George’s County. She is a certified Project Lead the Way (PLTW) instructor