Senator Hackett is joined by 2015 Teacher of the Year Janet Carter and Superintendent Denise Justice and Jessica Dennis of the Ohio Department of Rehabilitation and Correction

State Senator Bob Hackett (R-London) today honored South Charleston resident Janet Carter on the Ohio Senate floor for receiving the 2015 Correctional Education Association of Ohio Teacher of the Year Award.

Ms. Carter is a Career-Technical Instructor teaching Administrative Professional Support at the Madison Correctional Institution (MaCI). She has worked as a correctional educator for over seventeen years.

“Janet is a model to her students that hard work and determination can and do pay off,” said Hackett. “She exemplifies the type of person who can motivate her students to re-enter the community with the knowledge they have learned prepared to make a fresh beginning in our communities.”  

When she first started her teaching career, she was a non-degreed career technical instructor. Since then, she has obtained an Associate’s Degree, a Bachelor’s of Specialized Studies with a Human Relations Concentration, a Master’s Degree in Criminal Justice and is currently enrolled in Ashland University’s Education Administration Master’s Degree program.

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