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Donna Merkal Schronce, MA, NBCT

Instructor of Geography and Program Coordinator for Secondary Social Studies Licensure 

002 Frank Nanney Hall
(704) 406-2406

Education & Certificates

MA Geography, Western Illinois University
BA Geography, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University
NBCT, National Board of Professional Teaching Standards
Candidate for ME, Western Carolina University

Professor Schronce’s scholarship focused on a comparative evaluation of regional hospitals’ EMT services. As a secondary social studies National Board Certified Teacher, she taught for ten years in a North Carolina public high school. Social Science courses taught by Professor Schronce at GWU include: Global Understanding, World Regional Geography, Physical Geography, Sustainability--Geography’s Perspective and Geography: Special Topics. Secondary Education courses taught at GWU include: Methods of Teaching Secondary Social Studies, Classroom Management and Teaching Geography.

Professional Organizations

Association of American Geographers
National Council for Geographic Education
National Council for the Social Studies
North Carolina Association of Educators

Education Awards

Second Place National Teacher of the Year for Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), 2012
North Carolina Teacher of the Year for DAR, 2011
Teacher of the Year, Newton-Conover City School System, 2010
Outstanding Teaching and Performance, AP US History, 2009

Curriculum Vitae