Jane Koszoru

Davie, FL | Years Taught: 1972 – Present

Jane wants to help all her students to acquire the skills necessary to find success in school and the workplace and to become confident and productive members in a democratic society that requires thoughtful analysis of complex issues. Jane believes that all children are capable of high achievement and they thrive in environments where they feel valued. Therefore, she strives to create relevant lessons that will challenge but not defeat them.

Additional Recognition

  • 2009 • State of Florida – Committee to rewrite the English Language Arts Standards
  • 2003-04 • Florida Regional Teacher of the Year (1 of 5 finalists for Florida Teacher of the Year)
  • 2003-04 • District Teacher of the Year, Broward County Public Schools
  • 2003-04 • Teacher of the Year, The College Academy at Broward Community College
  • 2003 • U.S. Department of Education High School Reform Leadership Summit
  • 2003 • State of Florida Selection Committee for Commissioner’s Outstanding Assistant Principal of the Year
  • 2003 • “Jane M. Koszoru Appreciation Day” Proclamation of Board of County Commissioners of Broward County, FL on February 11, 2003
  • 2002-03 • Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Accreditation Chair, College Academy at Broward Community College
  • 2002-03 • National Board of Professional Teaching Standards Adolescent and Young Adulthood/English Language Arts Standards Committee Member
  • 2000, 2002 • Broward’s Best, School Board of Broward County, FL
  • 2001 • Library of Congress “American Memory” Fellow
  • 2001 • Gale Group Corporation
  • 2000 – present • Certified Trainer Pre-AP Initiative – College Board
  • 2000 • Elsa Murray Kaye Award, Coral Springs High School Outstanding Teacher Award
  • 2000 • National Board of Professional Teaching Standards Test Evaluator
  • 2000, 1992 • Teaching of Writing Award, The Florida Council of Teachers of English
  • 1999 • National Board of Professional Teaching Standards Certified Teacher
  • 1998 • State of Florida English Teacher of the Year, Florida Council of Teachers of English
  • 1997 • National Council of Teachers of English award for EQUUS Literary Magazine
  • 1992 • Muse Award for Outstanding Instruction, Broward County Council of Teachers of English
  • 1987-2003 • National Council of Teachers of English Achievement in Writing
  • 1986 • Teacher of the Year, Coral Springs High School
  • 1985-87 • State of Florida Merit Teacher, Florida Master Teacher Program
  • 1979-85 • Florida Scholastic Press Association
  • 1979-85 • Columbia Scholastic Press Association
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