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Secondary school educator

Mary Ranke-Tamplin, American secondary school educator. Maryland State Senatorial Scholar, 1972-1976; recipient Three Arts Club of Homeland Award, 1973.


Ranke-Tamplin, Mary was born on July 12, 1954 in Boston, Massachusetts, United States. Daughter of Robert Alexander and Sarah Helen (Johnsen) Ranke.


Bachelor of Music in Education, Peabody Conservatory, 1976. Bachelor, Peabody Conservatory, 1978. Master of Music, Peabody Conservatory, 1979.


Senior member staff Peabody Preparatory School, Baltimore, 1975—2002, coordinator Annapolis (Maryland) Campus, since 2002, chairman Department Adult Studies, since 2002. Founder, coordinator Peabody Prep Branch Maryland Hall Creative Arts, Annapolis, Maryland, 1982-1983. Supervising teacher, consultant Harbour School, Annapolis, Maryland, 1992-1994.

Chair person Adult studies division, Peabody Preparatory, since 2002.


  • Other Work

    • Author: (with others) Doctor Edward Gordon's Book on Learning Theory, 1987.


Member St. John the Evangelist Church, Severna Park, Maryland, 1971-1982, director music, 1979-1982, organist, substitute choir director, children's choir director, since 2002, Angel's Sing Choir director, since 2002. Committee member music division, Archdiocese Baltimore, 1981-1983. Volunteer, Maryland Hall Creative Arts, Annapolis, since 1984.

Member Music Teachers National Association, Maryland State Music Teacher Association, Anne Arundel County Music Teachers Association (secretary since 1997), American Liszt Society, College Music Society, Mu Phi Epsilon (president, achievement award, 1975).


  • Other Interests

    Sailing, crafts, reading.


Married James Alan Tamplin, May 6, 1989.

Robert Alexander Ranke

Sarah Helen (Johnsen) Ranke

James Alan Tamplin