Holmes Teacher Makes History
Cutrer, Corrie, Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL)
Byline: Corrie Cutrer Daily Herald Staff Writer
Holmes Middle School teacher Karen Daly Klein has become the first educator in Wheeling Township Elementary School District 21 to receive National Board Certification from the Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
It is the highest level of certification that a teacher can obtain. Of Illinois' 146, 964 teachers, only 352 hold the distinction.
While finishing her last year of graduate school at Illinois State University, Klein, 29, decided to begin the rigorous, yearlong application process that teachers undergo to be considered for certification.
ISU offers graduate students the option of …
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Publication information: Article title: Holmes Teacher Makes History. Contributors: Cutrer, Corrie - Author. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: March 19, 2002. Page number: 1. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2002 Gale Group.
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