Bonnie oversees the Foundation’s education portfolio, working with grantees to provide a quality education to all City residents, particularly the least advantaged. In her role as Senior Program Officer of Education, Bonnie collaborates regularly with the public school system, early childhood educators, local colleges, and the education non-profit community, and she represents the Foundation’s education interests on a multitude of local boards and work groups.
Bonnie earned her master’s degree in Teaching and taught for a short time in a Baltimore City middle school before joining the Abell Foundation. A graduate of St. Lawrence University, Bonnie and her husband are residents of Bolton Hill. Her children graduated from Baltimore City Schools, where one has returned as a teacher.