DPS executive named finalist for 2007 Cable’s Leaders in Learning Award

Dr. June Green-Rivers, the District’s executive director of the Department of Literacy, has been named one of the top finalists for the national 2007 Cable’s Leaders in Learning Award.

Comcast and Cable in the Classroom (CIC) present this annual award to individuals who are visionaries in education. Dr. Green-Rivers is one of 43 finalists in line for the top prize. She will also be recognized in the Cable Partnerships for Learning award category. Judges cited Dr. Green-Rivers for working closely with Comcast and the National Vocabulary Championship organization to spur an interest in broadening vocabulary skills among students in the District’s high schools.

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