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Meg LeeMargaret A. ("Meg") Lee, Supervisor
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Meg came on board to lead the Advanced Academics team in 2010 after spending the previous 15 years in FCPS as a language arts teacher, literacy specialist, professional learning specialist, and middle school administrator.  A graduate of Hood College and Frostburg State University, Meg holds a Master’s degree in educational administration and supervision and has always had a passion for students whose learning needs require specialized supports.  Meg’s work with highly able learners has led her to be an author, presenter, and consultant.  She enjoys working in a role that allows collaboration with teachers, administrators, parents, and curriculum experts to meet the needs of all FCPS students.


photo of Lawrence Paul Lawrence Paul, Teacher Specialist (Elementary)
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Lawrence joined FCPS in 2004 after teaching in Grand Forks, ND and spent the next thirteen years teaching at Hillcrest and Parkway Elementary Schools before joining the Advanced Academics central office team. From 2011 to 2017, Lawrence served as Advanced Academics Specialist at Parkway, working with students in all grades, K-5. He has been active in the FCPS Young Scholars program and has served as a mentor for new teachers and specialists. Lawrence holds a Master's degree in elementary education from the University of North Dakota and an administrative certificate from Hood College.


Maureen CorioMaureen Corio, Teacher Specialist (Secondary)
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Maureen began her career with FCPS as a math teacher in 1986, and taught algebra and geometry at the middle school level in several of our schools.  She joined the Advanced Academics team in 2012. Maureen’s primary work is the oversight of the Middle School Highly Able Learner Program, which has been nationally recognized for excellence.  As a result, Maureen has served as a presenter at state and national conferences on gifted education. Originally from the Pittsburgh area, Maureen earned a degree in mathematics at Waynesburg University.


Cheryl PetersCheryl Peters, Administrative Secretary
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An FCPS employee since 2010, Cheryl joined Advanced Academics after working for the Human Resources department.  Prior to that, she was a payroll and benefits specialist for the Marriott Corporation in Bethesda.  In addition to keeping the team organized and efficient, Cheryl is our front line ambassador to parents and the public.  She always has a kind word and helpful information to share.  In 2016, Cheryl was recognized with the Chuck Thomas Memorial Award for outstanding contributions to the FCPS Academic Tournament.  Cheryl and her family live in Frederick and her two children are graduates of Walkersville High.