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Paxton Keeley teacher earns national recognition for inspirational teaching (Posted 04/28/16)

Paxton Keeley Elementary School fifth grade teacher Shelli Thelen has been named a 2016 recipient of the Joy of Teaching Award as part of the World Language Umbrella Awards from the National Council of Teacher of English. The award honors a preK-12 teacher that inspires authentic progressive literacy learning. Thelen will be presented the award during the organization's summer literacy institute in St. Louis.