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Silver Spring, MD
Name: Joanna Greer
Joined SRL: 2011
John F. Kennedy High School
Joanna Greer currently teaches at John F. Kennedy High School, and has taught there for many years. She began teaching English at JFK High School, but now teaches television production and journalism.
A West Virginia native, she has a B.A. from the University of Maryland and a Masters of Education from Notre Dame of Maryland University. She earned a Certificate in Documentary Studies from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University.
She has three kids and a Jack Russell named Sam, and loves working with audio, making funny videos and puppetry. She still believes in reading several newspapers a day and tries to instill that love in her students.