Mrs. McNamara

Hello My Name Is...

Amy Schilpp-McNamara

 Mrs. McNamara holding a fish


“It is a beautiful thing when a career and a

passion come together”

All About Me

    To say that I love teaching is an understatement.  It has been my pleasure to work as an educator for 10 years.  I was an inclusion special educator for 5 years in Harford County, worked as a CIA specialist for Kennedy Krieger for 1 year and then, joined the Edgemere family 5 years years ago as an inclusion special educator.  From there I took on the IGE-3 program for 2 years which was a rewarding experience.  I then moved on to teach 1st and 3rd grade Math and Content before landing in 2nd grade last year.  My journey at Edgemere has never been very exciting.

    I graduated from Towson University with a major in Sociology and minor in Anthropology.  I returned to school shortly after graduation to receive my Masters in Education.  I have certification in Early Childhood, Elementary Education, and Special Education.

    I have a very supportive and inspiring family.  My youngest child Lennon attends Edgemere and is in the 5th grade.  My daughter Grace is in 7th at Sparrows Point and my oldest son Dylan is working full time and is pursuing a certification in personal fitness.  My husband, Jim loves to visit on his days off and help in the classroom.  They are all part of my think tank for "classroom adventures."

    Some of personal interest include recycled art and painting.  I love visiting art museums and going to festivals to gather ideas.  I also enjoy Yoga, Pilates, hiking, and running.  I enjoy gardening and spoiling my pets.  I have two dogs, two guinea pigs, fish, and a potbellied pig.

"As a teacher, my goal is to make every experience authentic and purposeful in order to foster a love for learning."

Our Class Overview:

Math Overview:

Unit 1: Addition and Subtraction Number Systems

Unit 2: 2D and 3D Geometry

Unit 3: Addition and Subtraction Number Systems 2

Unit 4: Data Analysis

Unit 5: Patterns, Functions, and Change

Unit 6: Addition and Subtraction Number Systems 3

Unit 7: Fractions

Unit 8: Addition and Subtraction Number Systems 4

Unit 9: Measurement


Unit 1: Friendship

Unit 2: Cycles in Our Natural World

Unit 3: Unique

Unit 4: Live and Learn

Unit 5: Let’s Make a Difference

Unit 6: Curiosity


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