B.S. University of Maryland Eastern Shore General Agriculture: Plant and Soil Science
M.S. University of Maryland Eastern Shore Food and Agricultural Sciences
Vernelle joined the Baltimore County Extension office as a 4-H Educator in 2017. As a Maryland native, she grew up in a rural area of Dorchester County. Before joining UME, Vernelle was a public school teacher and taught middle school science courses in Harford and Baltimore Counties for 13 years. More recently she worked as a high school teacher in Baltimore City for 4 years where she focused on Agriculture Career Technology and Education, Biology and Environmental Science courses. Vernelle has a natural passion for science and agriculture and enjoys empowering youth to be life-long learners and productive members of society.
Areas of Interest:
4- H Youth Development
Agriscience & STEM Initiatives
Leadership and Citizenship