This is Maria Cook's second year with CTE. She taught art in Wicomico County for nineteen years. She currently teaches all levels of the county's interactive media program. She earned her AA in Commercial Art from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh, her BA in Art from Salisbury University, and her MAT in Art from the University of MD, Eastern Shore. Before teaching, she worked as a free-lance commercial artist and illustrator. In1999 she began her career as an art teacher in Wicomico County. She started and published a regional magazine called Delmarva Youth (and Family) Magazine in 2004 while teaching. The magazine’s core mission was to highlight the accomplishments of Delmarva's youth. The magazine which ran seven years, featured stories of young people as well as informative articles, upcoming events and resources for families. She wore many hats as publisher including writer, editor, photographer, researcher, layout and ad designer, web designer, distributor, public relations director, marketer, event planner, and business manager. During this time, she worked closely with the community and many in the community were integral to the magazine’s overall success.
Welcome to PAMC ...
“I can't wait to teach and share my passion for computers and design with my students this year. Students will work with some immensely creative software to produce amazing work. In person or online, we are going to have a wonderful year!"
We invite Delmarva businesses and organizations to contact us with regard to projects and opportunities for our communications and interactive media students. Our students are amazing and we look forward to helping them work with you to achieve your digital design goals. Our mission is to see our students grow in the design field while partnering with you the community. Together, we will do some amazing things!