Title: Middle School Educator
Location: Oakland, Maine, United States
Alison Lehto, Middle School Educator, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in the field of education.
Ms. Lehto began her higher education at San Diego State University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1969 and a Master of Arts in English literature in 1978. She worked as an accounting clerk at General Motors Acceptance Corp. and Chrysler Credit Corp, before becoming a teacher at San Diego Unified School District in 1969. In 1980, Ms. Lehto became an instructor at the University of Maine and served as a substitute teacher at Mount Blue High School, where she remained until 1982. She transitioned to a role as a teacher at Williams Junior High School in Oakland, Maine, where she worked for more than 20 years, until 2003. She is a certified teacher and administrator in the state of Maine, and a certified junior college teacher in the state of California.
In addition to her professional pursuits as an educator, Ms. Lehto worked as a facilitator for the Messalonskee Summer Institute for Teachers and Administrators in 1993, 1994 and 1995. She is a member of multiple professional organizations, including the National Education Association, the National Council of English, and the Maine Teachers Association. Ms. Lehto has also written several essays and poems, including “Why Teach Poetry” for the anthology “Of Moonlight and Wishes” in 1996. In 1994, she earned a Certificate of Advanced Study from the University of Maine, and as a testament to her success and experience, she has been featured in the eighth edition of Who’s Who in American Education and the 20th edition of Who’s Who of American Women.
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