Welcome To Ms. Badum’s Website!
This is my 18th year teaching for Frederick County and my first year at MoES. Before coming to FCPS, I had taught English in Nantes, France for five years and Taichung, Taiwan for five years.
I received my Bachelor’s degree from SUNY Geneseo and my Master’s degree from The College of Notre Dame.
I wanted to become an ELL teacher because of my time living and studying overseas. I had known first hand what it was like to live in a place where I did not speak the language and knew little or nothing about the culture. The French and the Taiwanese were so kind and helpful in teaching me that I, in turn, wanted to do the same for non-native students in the United States. It has been a lot fun getting to know so many people from different lands and cultures.
In my freetime I enjoy being outside in nature, cycling or hiking. I love learning--especially languages.