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McIntosh’s Woolf earns journalism educator certification

Shanon Woolf is a model of dedication to her craft. Woolf, McIntosh High’s student media adviser, has earned Journalism Education Association certification, completing the exam to become the only Certified Journalism Educator in Fayette County.

JEA certification is a formal, academic certification to help scholastic media teachers and advisers demonstrate professional excellence in the field. Candidates can earn Certified Journalism Educator designation, known as CJE, to prove their status as highly qualified. The test is designed to measure "Do you know it?" across all essential areas of journalism, and those who pass earn professional recognition (along with a certificate, pin and recognition at a national awards luncheon) to share with administrators, students, parents, and stakeholders. 

Woolf was previously named a Journalism Education Association Rising Star in 2020.