FARMINGDALE, N.Y., Aug. 4, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Strathmore's Who's Who has recognized Janet L. Mitchell for her accomplishments in the field of English Composition and Linguistics. Based on her achievements, she has been selected as Professional of the Year 2015. America's Registry of Outstanding Professionals has also honored Ms. Mitchell with their unique Professional of the Year designation, as well as VIP status. She has been honored on two consecutive Fridays (July 24 & 31, 2015) with special Times Square appearances in New York City.
Janet L. Mitchell of Glendora, California is an Associate Adjunct Professor at Pasadena City College and an adjunct at Citrus College as well as an Educator Specialist at California Impact Academy. She earned her A.A. in Liberal Studies at Pasadena City College and her B.A. in English at the University of California at Los Angeles. Both of her M.A.s in English and TESOL were earned at the California State University at Los Angeles. Ms. Mitchell's background in education includes teaching at Crenshaw LEARN Charter High School from 1993-2001. She was a curriculum writer and instructor of teacher credentialing courses in the Los Angeles Unified School District Internship Program from 1997-2003 and began working as an Adjunct Instructor at the Community College level in 2002; in addition to where she is currently teaching, she has also worked at East Los Angeles College and Glendale Community College. Her teaching experience also includes being a Teaching Coordinator and Instructor at The Learning Collective. Ms. Mitchell's many honors and awards include being nominated for Teacher of the Year at PCC, being published in Michelle Pacansky-Brock's How to Humanize Your On-Line Class with VoiceThread, helping produce Stretch Acceleration courses at PCC, membership in Who's Who of American Teachers, The Golden Apple Award for Best Practices, and The Copeland Award from Pasadena City College. She has several selected publications and conferences to her credit including: The California Online Education Initiative; Canvas Pedagogy Instructor; "A World of Ideas," Lee A. Jacobs, Book Review, 2014. Ms. Mitchell is affiliated with the Modern Language Association, The National Council of Teachers of English, American Comparative Literature and The Interactive Multimedia and Collaborative Communications Alliance. Ms. Mitchell says "My deepest purpose as an educator is to help my students realize and meet their own 'deepest purposes' as well as to inspire them to want to know more. All of this happens in a way that is sometimes chaotic and uncomfortable, but that, too, is part of learning."
The Professional of the Year membership in Strathmore's Who's Who is awarded to those candidates who have achieved recognition in their respective industry or profession for their accomplishments and who have established a commendable reputation. This membership honors individuals who have reached the highest standards of business practices and, as such, should be recognized for their standings in the business world. The Times Square honor is of particular significance because of the high visibility it offers. This visual celebration of Janet L. Mitchell's career will appear at regular intervals on two monitors attached to the landmark skyscraper at 3 Times Square, #1, New York, NY 10036. This structure is situated in what could be considered the busiest area of Manhattan. Both Strathmore's Who's Who and America's Registry are pleased to honor Janet L. Mitchell for her accomplishments in the field of English Composition and Linguistics.
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