Sandra Kowalczyk from Patrick Marsh Middle School, Sun Prairie, Wisconsin, has been named the winner of the 2015 Outstanding Middle Level Educator in the English Language Arts Award.
Kowalczyk is a reading specialist of grades six and seven and teaches literacy intervention classes for high-needs students, including struggling readers and writers, immigrants, English language learners, and students with disabilities. Learn more about Sandra.
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