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Virtual teacher takes state reading coach honor

Here's a first for you.

Christine Harris, a reading coach for Florida Virtual School, has been named the state's reading coach of the year by Just Read, Florida!. It's the first time an online educator has taken the top statewide teaching honor.

Harris, a former Hillsborough County classroom teacher, has worked for Florida Virtual for the past 1-1/2 years.

"Christine’s commitment not only inspires others to do more, but it challenges teachers to work toward innovating the learning experience for our next generation of students,” said FLVS Chief Learning Officer Pam Birtolo. “Christine exemplifies what we want in the online teaching profession, and she is a mentor and coach to her peers.”

[Last modified: Tuesday, May 25, 2010 11:01am]

    

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