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Red Cedar Writing Project Teacher-Consultant Named MCTE Teacher of the Year

Publication: Grand Haven Tribune
Date: November 4, 2017

Summary: Literacy coach and Red Cedar Writing Project teacher-consultant Chris Working was named Teacher of the Year by the Michigan Council of Teachers of English, in recognition of his work with elementary students and providing professional learning for teachers statewide.


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For the first 13 years of his career, Working was an elementary school teacher for the West Ottawa district. Last year, he joined Grand Haven Area Public Schools as a literacy coach to work alongside teachers to help grow student literacy.

Mary A. White Elementary School Principal Valerie Livingston said she and her staff are thrilled about Working's recognition.

'Chris provides professional learning across the county and demonstrates his ability to move from teacher to learner as he supports teachers with the child in mind,' she said."

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