Mary Ann Hewitt, Executive Director of the Maryland Council on Economic Education (MCEE), has worked in the field of education since 1970 as a high school classroom teacher, a teacher in adult education, a department head and as a professional developer.
Mary Ann began her work with the Maryland Council on Economic Education in in 1985 as a Program Consultant delivering Economics workshops and programs to Maryland teachers and school systems. In 2003, she became the Associate Director of MCEE and the Director of Education. Two years later, she became the Executive Director.
In the 1990’s, she served on the Maryland State Department of Education’s Content Coordinating team overseeing the development of economics-related K- 8 tasks on the Maryland School Performance Assessment Program (MSPAP). Additionally, she was appointed to the Maryland State Department of Education’s Financial Literacy Advisory Council and was charged with developing and implementing personal financial literacy curriculum standards in all K-12 public schools in Maryland. In 2011, she was appointed to serve on the Governor’s Financial Literacy Task Force. Currently, she serves on the Academy of Finance Board in Howard County and chairs the program committee for the Council on Economic Education’s annual national conference.
Mary Ann Hewitt holds a Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education from the University of Kentucky and a Master’s degree in Counseling and Personnel from Western Michigan University. She and her husband live in Ellicott City, MD and have two children and three grandchildren.
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