Title: Social Studies Educator (Retired)
Company: Montgomery County Public Schools
Location: Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
Trudi Osmers Niewiaroski, Retired Social Studies Educator at Montgomery County Public Schools, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in social studies and education.
Ms. Niewiaroski is an esteemed educator who amassed 53 years of professional experience in her field prior to her retirement from teaching in 2017. Most recently serving as a social studies teacher at Montgomery County Public Schools for 33 years, she also briefly taught as a professor of East Asian history and adjunct professor of Asian and world history at Prince George’s Community College for two years. Prior to these appointments, she was a speed reading teacher at Escuela Lincoln in Buenos Aires, Argentina, a geography teacher at Colego Americano in Quito, Ecuador, and a teacher at the International School in Afghanistan.
Alongside her primary endeavors, Ms. Niewiaroski has been the president of the Japan Fulbright Memorial Fund since 1999, having formerly been the president of the Citizens Association in Potomac, MD, from 1977 to 1981. To prepare for her illustrious career, Ms. Niewiaroski pursued an education at Upsala College, earning a Bachelor of Arts in German and history in 1957. She concluded her studies with a Master of Education, which she earned in 1992. She is a certified teacher in the State of Maryland.
In recognition of her exceptional contributions to education, Ms. Niewiaroski has accrued several honors throughout her career. The recipient of the Maryland Teacher of the Year Award from the State of Maryland Department of Education and the National Educator Award from the Milken Family Foundation in 1993 and 1994, respectively, she has been granted a number of fellowships during her longstanding tenure to such countries as Egypt, China, Oman, Germany, South Africa, Korea, Japan and India. Notably, she has traveled to more than 80 countries, bringing back her experiences to the classroom.
Married to Donald Niewiaroski since 1957, Ms. Niewiaroski is the proud mother of four children and three grandchildren. Enjoying cake and cookie decorating in her spare time, she has been highlighted in numerous editions of Who’s Who in America, Who’s Who in American Education, Who’s Who in the East, Who’s Who in the World and Who’s Who of American Women.
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