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Jean M. Colbert Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Ms. Colbert has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as a leader in the field of elementary education

Jean M. Colbert is a longstanding member of the National Education Association, the Pennsylvania Education Association and the Chambersburg Area Education Association.

    CHAMBERSBURG, PA, December 18, 2018 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Jean M. Colbert with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Colbert celebrates many years' experience in her professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes she has accrued in her field. As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Retired as an elementary school educator, Ms. Colbert excelled as a teacher for the Chambersburg Area School District in Pennsylvania from 1977 to 2011. Likewise, she worked as the coach for the girl's eighth grade basketball team at the J. Frank Faust Junior High School in Chambersburg, PA for 23 years. In 2003, she was recognized as Franklin County Sportsperson of the Year. Prior to joining the Chambersburg faculty, she served as a teacher for the Greencastle-Antrim School District in 1976.

Earning a Bachelor of Science in education in 1975 and Master of Arts in education in 1979 from Shippensburg University, Ms. Colbert also holds a level II certification in instruction. She is a longstanding member of the National Education Association, the Pennsylvania Education Association and the Chambersburg Area Education Association. Furthermore, she has been selected for inclusion in several editions of Who's Who in America and Who's Who of American Women.

Born in Waynesboro, Pa., Ms. Colbert grew up in a low socioeconomic background. Raised by a single parent, she sought to create a better life for herself, and dedicating her efforts to obtaining a solid education. The first of her immediate family to attend college, attaining the post of an elementary school teacher has been one of the highlights of Ms. Colbert's life.

In recognition of outstanding contributions to her profession and the Marquis Who's Who community, Jean M. Colbert has been featured on the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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