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New Jersey Teacher of the Year Program

Passaic

2013-14

Karen Johnson

Karen Johnson School/District: West Milford High School - West Milford Township School District

Grade Level: 7th-12th

Teaches: German & English

Karen Johnson completed her B.S. in K-12 Education at Lock Haven University, earning certificates in German and English. Obtaining her M.Ed at William Paterson University, she was awarded for Outstanding Educational Leadership. In West Milford Township, Karen teaches German and English, advises and serves as a peer teacher, and has coached. She participates in numerous professional committees and serves as a district-wide technology leader. As advisor for the school newspaper, Karen instituted the first electronic-edition. She is driven by a love of learning, which she seeks to spark in her students, so that they might create for themselves fulfilling purposeful lives.