Agenda Item #10
Recognition of Excellent Employee: Barbara Johnson
The School District of Palm Beach County is fortunate to have Barbara Johnson teaching in our schools for 14 of the 29 years she has been an educator. At West Boca Raton High School, Ms. Johnson is the Social Studies Department Chair and she teaches Advanced Placement World History and Honors American Government. Her AP World History students have achieved an amazing passing rate of 90% on AP Exams.
Ms. Johnson is a National Board Certified Teacher, certified in Social Studies 6-12, and she also received her Reading Endorsement to enhance her teaching skills. Additionally, Ms. Johnson leads the implementation of West Boca's Advanced Placement Application process.
Ms. Johnson is actively engaged on the School Advisory Committee and sponsors the Rho Kappa Social Studies Honor Society. As a Fulbright Scholarship recipient, Ms. Johnson has attended educational conferences in China, The United Kingdom and most recently Kazakhstan. Ms. Johnson was one of only six teachers from Florida selected by the U. S. State Department to participate in this international teacher exchange program.