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Ms. Costea, Shu Ruby

Academic Dean at Paint Branch Elementary School.

Ruby Costea currently works as the Academic Dean at Paint Branch Elementary School in Prince George's County Public Schools, Maryland.  In addition, she teaches Chinese online for Montgomery College, she is also the Program Directors for both the Paint Branch Chinese STEAM and Culture Summer Academy and Center for Human Services STARTALK Teacher Training programs. 

Previously, she was a World Language Specialist at the Maryland State Department of Education, the coordinator of the TESOL Education: 
Training for All Teachers Master’s Program and the Director of the STARTALK Arabic and Chinese Teacher Training Program for McDaniel College, 
the President for Maryland Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages 2008-2009 (MDTESOL). 
Ruby also served as the coordinator for the Chinese Early Language and Immersion Network (CELIN). 
She has received the Johns Hopkins Center for Talented Youth Online Teaching Excellence Award and the 2013 Part-time Faculty Recognition Award at the Montgomery College.