Title: Elementary Education Educator
Company: Hazelwood School District
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, United States
Mary Johnson, Elementary Education Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in elementary education.
Ms. Johnson’s desire to become an educator was fueled by her own love of learning, as well as having teachers who were inspiring and motivating. As an educator, she went on to inspire students utilizing enthusiasm, connection with parents, and pooling resources and ideas with her colleagues. For more than two decades, she enlightened the young minds at the Hazelwood School District, where she taught from 1971 to her retirement in 1993. During this time, she also contributed as a Positive Intervention Teacher at the school from 1989 to 1991. In many of her endeavors, she worked towards the benefits of children, such as penning a play in 1991 titled “Say No to Drugs.”
Consistently dedicated to her own academic pursuits, Ms. Johnson first earned a Bachelor of Science at the University of Illinois, cum laude, in 1966. She later received a Master of Arts from Maryville University in 1990, and was a part of a Study Skill Seminar at Harvard University in 1985. In her career as a teacher, she specialized in at-risk students. Her work was recognized as the Townsend Teacher of the Year in 1989 to 1990. She also received the Edmund J. James Scholarship and the Fred S. Bailey Scholarship during her undergraduate studies. She has maintained affiliation with a number of professional organizations, including the National Education Association, the International Platform Association, Kappa Delta Pi, Alpha Lambda Delta and Phi Kappa Phi.
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