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Timothy Short is an AP Government and Politics teacher in the Global Ecology Magnet Program at Poolesville High School (Montgomery County Public Schools) in Poolesville, Maryland. Tim earned his National Board Certificate in Social Studies-History in 2014. He is married to Lisa Short, who is also a teacher, and has two elementary aged children.  Tim has a passion for field based studies and believes the best educational environment is the environment. Mr. Short earned his B.A. in Political Science from UC Santa Barbara, his M.A.Ed. from UC Davis and administrative credential from Hood College. 
My Opportunity to Meet the Press
Timothy Short, NBCTMay 24, 2017

Standing on a name card behind the set, microphone in hand, waiting to be announced to go on stage in front of a live and internet streaming audience, I turned to ask the moderator: “I wonder if this is what it is like to go on Meet the Press?” Recently I was asked to speak at The Atlantic magazine’s 3rd Annual Education Summit and I jumped at the professional learning opportunity. The Summit took place at the beautiful Knight Conference Center atop the Newseum in Washington D.C. on April 11, 2017. The topic I was there to discuss: teaching civics…

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