M. Jeanette Kelleher

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Teacher

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

M. Jeanette Kelleher has been a high school English teacher for 11 years. After completing the New Jersey New Pathways to Teaching Program, she began her teaching career at Mountain Lakes High School. In 2011, she moved to Friends Central School, a Quaker school outside Philadelphia. Jeanette’s passions include poetry, diversity work, and coaching cross country. She has a BA in English from Washington College and an MA in American Literature from Montclair State University.

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Posted Feb. 28, 2018

Stop It With the Arming Teachers BS

Hi, gun advocates, teacher here. We need to talk. Stop with the arming teachers BS. Stop it. Really. There are…

By M. Jeanette Kelleher

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