Local recognized for outstanding performance

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Candice Florent-Murphy, a mathematics teacher at West St. John High School, received the ETS Recognition of Excellence in acknowledgement of her outstanding score on the Praxis Series “Principles of Learning and Teaching: Grades 7-12” assessment. Her exceptional performance earned a score that ranks within the top 15 percent of all test takers, who took this assessment in previous years. This achievement indicates a high level of proficiency in an area critical for professional educators.

Educational Testing Service believes that the best way to advance learning is to enhance teacher quality, one teacher at a time. Florent’s performance on the Praxis II assessment shows her dedication to high standards in education.