Abeer Shinnawi is an 18-year veteran middle school social studies teacher who is currently a secondary resource teacher for the Office of Social Studies for Baltimore County Public Schools in MD. Abeer has been assigned equity liaison for the office of social studies and facilitated anti-racist audit of curricular materials. She is co-facilitator for The Collective, an affinity group for teachers of color in Baltimore County Public Schools. Abeer is a member of the teacher advisory group for the National Museum of the Native American. Including her and three other educators, she is also the founder of the Arab American Educators Network-AAEN.
She is a proud first-generation Palestinian American who grew up on the southside of Chicago and is also the founder of Altair Education Consulting, LLC an education consulting company.
Abeer is an alum of Lake Forest College who graduated with a degree in Education and History. She has a master’s degree in special education from the University of Phoenix, Admin I certification from Morgan State University.