Strategies For Encouraging Adolescents to Achieve in the Middle School Literacy Classroom
Presenter: Kristine Shurina
Wednesday, February 1, 2017, 4-5pm ET
Join AMLE, NCTE, and Kristine Shurina (NCTE's 2016 Outstanding Middle Level Educator Award Winner) as we check out practical strategies to get students engaged in literacy in any middle grades classroom!
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Kristine Shurina is the NCTE 2016 Outstanding Middle Level Educator in English Language Arts award winner. She is also an 8th grade English teacher and teaches middle grades literacy education courses as an adjunct at Rutgers University Graduate School of Education. She earned a master’s degree in teaching secondary English from Fairleigh Dickinson and another master’s degree from Seton Hall University in leadership, management, and policy for education. In 2013 she earned her doctoral degree in literacy education at Rutgers University. She has served as a teacher consultant for the National Writing Project, where she worked with colleagues across New Jersey to design and facilitate professional development in the field of literacy education. Shurina was named 2015-2016 New Jersey Teacher of the Year for Somerset County.