Kulow Receives Award for Contributions to Multicultural Education
Release Date: 4/19/2010 3:07:44 PM
Margaret (Peg) Kulow, Supervisor of Intervention Services for Carroll County Public Schools, is the recipient of the prestigious Jack Epstein Award presented by the Maryland Multicultural Coalition/Chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education (MMC/NAME). This annual award recognizes individuals who have made major contributions to furthering education that is multicultural in Maryland.
Kulow has provided professional development in cultural proficiency for staff and oversight for the implementation of Education That is Multicultural (ETM) in Carroll County Public Schools since 2003. She established ETM Teacher Liaisons in every Carroll County school and provided regular professional development and support for staff in order that they can serve as resources and leaders in multicultural education within their schools.
Kulow has participated on the Education That is Multicultural and Achievement Network for the Maryland State Department of Education since 2005. She also participated and presented at several NAME and MMC/NAME conferences. In addition, Kulow has served as an adjunct instructor at McDaniel College, teaching a course developed by the Maryland State Department of Education that is designed to prepare teachers to work with diverse populations of students and develop their cultural proficiency.
The award is named for Jack Epstein, a leader in the fields of human relations, multicultural education, and teacher education for several decades.