New Britain Herald: Latina Educator Attains National Recognition


Suzette Montanez-Reyes (pictured on the right) was honored for advancing reading practice and proficiency at Goodwin Tech. (Photo by Goodwin Tech)
NEW BRITAIN — An E.C. Goodwin Tech teacher has earned national recognition for outstanding performance in advancing reading practice and proficiency. Suzette Montañez-Reyes was awarded Accelerated Reader Model Classroom Certification by Renaissance Learning, a Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.,-based company.

Model Classroom Certification acknowledges that her efforts to promote personalized reading practice, assess comprehension and monitor progress, have resulted in measurable improvements in her student’s reading proficiency and comprehension. The certification demonstrates that the majority of her students have met or exceeded their goals for reading practice and comprehension. After reading fiction and non-fiction books at the appropriate level, students take comprehension quizzes to assess their comprehension.
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