2020 West Virginia Teacher of the Year

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Congratulations to the 2020 West Virginia Teacher of the Year, Jennifer Schwertfeger from Marshall County! 

Jennifer Schwertfeger is a science teacher at Cameron High School in Cameron. Her courses include biology, human anatomy, AP Biology and physics. Schwertfeger believes that all students can achieve and feels it is her role as an educator to tailor content to ensure they do. She promotes the importance for students to recognize their connection to science starting on a personal level and broadening their scope of understanding to their community and world. Schwertfeger not only serves her students daily but also supports her colleagues and new teachers as a Marshall County teacher leader, new teacher mentor and a cooperating teacher for future educators. Believing that one can always improve, Schwertfeger is currently seeking her National Board Certification.