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  • Meet the 2020 Young Professionals Category Finalists for Educator of the Year!

    Meet the 2020 Young Professionals Category Finalists for Educator of the Year!

    Genelle Sedon, Director of C & G Tutoring and ESL Program Specialist for Wilkes-Barre Area

    Genelle Sedon is a Wyoming Area alum and a University of Scranton graduate, earning her Bachelor's degree in 2004. She is a Master's magna cum laude graduate of 2007. Genelle is currently married to her husband Chris, and they have two children, Colette and Garrison, and two rescue dogs. Genelle absolutely loves what she does and believes that to be able to have an impact on her students’ lives is extremely amazing.


    Jennifer Kadjeski, Assistant Director of Magic World Child Care Center

    Jennifer has the pleasure of working at both locations for Magic World Child Care Center, and,  as Assistant Director, she works with students from every age level and assists with staff development. As a senior in college, Jennifer was selected to complete half of her student teaching in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, and that experience has profoundly impacted her views regarding a global and diverse approach to education. Jennifer is married to her wonderful husband Jon, and together they have one son, James.

    Jonathan Kadjeski, GED Instructor at Equus Workforce Solutions at the PA CareerLink Luzerne County at Wilkes-Barre

    Jonathan is a life-long Northeast PA resident, a graduate of Wyoming Valley West and Wilkes University, and he earned his Master of Arts in English from Villanova University. In addition to his work with young adults at PA CareerLink, he also teaches college composition courses as Luzerne County Community College and at Wilkes University. When not teaching, Jonathan spends his time exploring history and the outdoors with his wife and their young son.

    Make sure to join us on September 23rd at our in-person, fun, and safely done event at the Garden Drive In to celebrate these finalists from the comfort of your own vehicle and to hear the category winners announced live on stage! IMPORTANT NOTE: Make sure to make your ticket reservation before the deadline of September 18th! Click here to register today!

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