Mrs. Renee Kaplan, an 8th grade Language Arts teacher at Mabry Middle School, earned a BA in Elementary Education from the University of South Florida and a M.Ed. in Reading from the University of Miami. She has twenty-six years of teaching experience. Mrs. Kaplan is a candidate for National Board Certification. She is recognized nationally for designing and implementing state and national teacher training programs on the Holocaust.
She is the South East Regional Museum Educator supporting ten states for the US Holocaust Memorial Museum.
Mrs. Kaplan has been honored as:
- Honor Teacher Nominee of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, 1999 and 2002
- Martin Luther King Jr. Nominee for Academic Excellence from Emory University, 2002
- Spirit of Anne Frank Award, Educator 2004, from Anne Frank Center USA
- Distinguished Holocaust Educator of the Year 2005, sponsored by the Georgia Commission on the Holocaust and the Georgia Department of Education
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