Friday, April 25, 2008

Spotlight on Ms. Burrough

Jane Burrough

Teacher of Special Education

Woodbury Jr.-Sr. High School

· Name:

Jane Burrough

· College(s) and degrees(s):
Rowan University (BA-History & Psychology)
Eastern University (MA Multicultural Education-May 08)

· Work experience:
Resource Room Teacher, Alcorn Elementary School. Philadelphia, PA

· Favorite books
o Fiction: Catch 22
o Nonfiction: My Father's Keeper

· Favorite television show:
The Office

· Last movie I loved:
Love Actually

· Person (living or not) that I’d like to have lunch with and why:
Mother Theresa. I would like to hear her tell her life story, explain how she felt when she found her "calling," and ask her how she stayed motivated to remain in Calcutta for so many years.

· Visiting this place makes me peaceful:
Any beach

· One item on my “to do” list that I can’t seem to get to:
Any kind of painting

· Favorite animal (domestic or wild):

· Favorite sports team:
Philadelphia Flyers

· Destination of my fantasy vacation trip:

· Details about the teacher I will never forget who inspired me to enter the profession:
She was always pushing her students for more--another reason, another re-write, etc. She never allowed any student to fail nor would she allow them to not give their best everyday.

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