Jefferson teacher earns another national award

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BLOOMINGTON, Minn -- Bloomington Jefferson High School teacher Elizabeth Boeser has been named the recipient of the 4th Annual Media Literacy Award, the second consecutive year she has earned a national award for outstanding teaching by the National Council of Teachers of English.

Boeser was awarded the NCTE's 2009 High School Teacher of Excellence honor that recognizes teachers for excellent classroom teaching in high school English. The latest national award showcases teachers who have developed innovative approaches for integrating media and media literacy into their instruction. The Media Literacy Award selection included a portfolio review of Boeser's work by a panel from the NCTE Commission on Media.

Boeser has been a teacher of Communication Arts and Literature at Jefferson since 2003. She holds a Masters Degree in Communication Arts and Literature, and a Bachelor of Arts Degree, both from University of Minnesota. She is also the executive secretary for the Minnesota Council of Teachers of English and a teaching consultant for the Minnesota Writing Project.

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