A Cherokee County teacher has earned a graduate scholarship from the Professional Association of Georgia Educators Foundation.

Jane Jarrett, an educator at Clayton Elementary School in Canton has been selected as the 2020 recipient of the PAGE Jack Christmas Graduate Scholarship, PAGE officials announced.

Jarrett is working toward a master’s degree in reading and a certificate of dyslexia through the University of Georgia.

The scholarship, now in its 23rd year, is named for Jack Christmas was an educator widely recognized for his innovative and creative approaches to teaching reading, officials from the PAGE Foundation said.

Each year PAGE awards more than $15,000 in scholarships to Georgia educators. “It is very satisfying to see this scholarship, administered through the PAGE Foundation, connect a deserving educator with those contributors interested in supporting continuous learning,” said PAGE Executive Director Craig Harper.

PAGE is a statewide professional association of more than 97,000 teachers, administrators, and support personnel members.

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