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Ms. Maria Border

Ms. Maria Border
Phone: 8148658363
Office Address:
409C Keller Building
University Park, PA 16802
Campus: University Park




Professional Personnel Development Center for Career and Technical Education (PPDC)


Adult Education in the Health and Medical Professions
Workforce Education and Development


Maria Border is a Registered Nurse and an Instructor for the Professional Personnel Development Center.  She applies the knowledge and skills she has attained through her background as a nurse and an educator in order to provide support to Health Occupations’ Instructors and Career and Technical Educators throughout the commonwealth of PA.  Maria recognizes the unique role Nurse Educators must play in the development and education of future quality health professionals.  She strives to provide practical and meaningful resources for educators to use to create positive outcomes for their students.  Maria also works in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Department of Education to deliver the Nurse Aide, Train the Educator Workshops. Maria serves as Chair for the annual Strategies Conference:  Educational Excellence for Healthcare Providers and Educators and is involved with the development and delivery of professional development materials for career and technical instructors throughout the Commonwealth of Pa.  

Areas of Expertise

Age Levels


Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education

Educational Psychology

Curriculum Areas

Workforce Ed

Education Levels

Adult Education
Professional Education
Secondary/High School

Education Types

Continuing Ed
Distance Ed

Educational Studies


Human Resources and Work

Career Development
Workforce and Vocational Ed
Workplace Training

Individual Difference

Learning Processes

Leadership Preparation

Teacher Prep


Classroom Management
Instructional Methods and Design
Learning Sciences

Teacher Preparation

In-service Teachers
Professional Development
Professional Development Schools

Courses Taught

Teach the Educator: Nurse Aide Instructor Training Program

Education History

Graduate of Temple University, BSN