Company: Lake Trafford Elementary School
Location: Lehigh Acres, FL
Lehigh Acres, Florida, December 13, 2010, Ann Hjort, Special Education Teacher for Lake Trafford Elementary School, has been recognized by Elite American Educators for dedication, achievements, and leadership in special education.
For the last eight years, Ms. Hjort has served in the capacity of special educator to children at the elementary-school level. Passionate about her profession, she excels in her responsibility of ensuring all individualized education plan goals and state standards are implemented and achieved. Moreover, Ms. Hjort utilizes art therapy in the classroom to add a creative dynamic to the curriculum and to encourage the six students she teaches everyday.
Growing up, Ms. Hjort had a learning disability that she overcame through hard work and relentless determination. When she became a mother, she recognized her two sons struggling with the same issues, and helped them to achieve their academic goals. It was because of her personal experiences that she pursued a professional career as an educator and earned the recognition of Professional of the Year representing special education in 2010.
Ms. Hjort holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from Bridgewater State College and an honorary degree in art therapy from Lesley College.
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