Knox alum is teacher of the year

From: The Register Mail (Galesburg, IL)

Jenny Bredemeier was named Galesburg Teacher of the Year on Wednesday by the Galesburg Area Chamber of Commerce’s Education Task Force. Bredemeier teaches reading at Nielson Elementary School… The woman who grew up in Knoxville and is a Knox College graduate was nominated by Ashley Shane, who first became acquainted with Bredemeier when Shane was completing most of her practicum work in Bredemeier’s classroom…

In her 10th year of teaching, [Bredemeier works with the Reading Buddies program, and] said everyone from Knox College students to senior citizens reads to students. Bredemeier said Knox students spend seven weeks in the program… Read more…