AVID

Meet our AVID Team!


Alyssa Mason Alyssa Mason: AVID 9
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Hello AVID Family! My name is Alyssa Mason and I have the privilege of teaching our wonderful AVID 9 students. I have been teaching in the Baltimore County Public School System for 7 years. This is my first year teaching at New Town High School in which I am a proud alum and AVID scholar! Prior to coming to New Town, I was previously a science special educator, science teacher, and AVID coordinator. I received my Bachelors in Science in General Science with a minor in Biology from The Pennsylvania State University and my Masters in Art in Teaching in Secondary Science and Special Education from Goucher College.  

I often refer to teaching at New Town as “Being home” because I grew up and lived in the Randallstown/Owings Mills area. Currently, I live with my husband and soon-to-be 8 month-old son downtown. One of my favorite things to do is to spend time with my family and friends but in my spare time, I enjoy crafting, bingeing my favorite shows and movies, and trying new restaurants with my husband who is a Research & Development chef. 

Rebecca Sanna  
Rebecca Sanna: AVID Coordinator, AVID 9, & AVID 12
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Hello all! I'm Rebecca Sanna and I have taught at NTHS for the past 6 years! Before becoming the AVID Coordinator, I taught science at New Town. I earned my bachelor's degree from Towson University and I have returned to Towson to earn my Master's degree. I am looking forward to meeting and working with all of you as we work together to support our students in reaching their full potential.
When I am not in New Town, I enjoy being creative in my craft room, doing pilates, trying to get through my tower of books, and going on photography adventures with my husband.
 Elizabeth Ward
Elizabeth Ward: AVID 10, AVID 11, American Government
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Hello everyone. My name is Elizabeth Ward. I will be teaching American Government and AVID 10th -11th Grades. I grew up near Ocean City, Maryland and have lived in Baltimore County the last 4 years. After graduating from Towson University with a B.S. in History I started on my career path into education with plans of earning my Master degree in the near future. This is my first year at New Town High School. Last year I taught in the Virtual Learning Program for Baltimore County teaching English, Science, and AVID. I am looking forward to working with everyone to help students reach their goals. Some things I like to do are going to the movies, reading books, baking new concoctions, traveling, and spending time with friends and family.