SAN JOSE, CA, June 04, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to present Rebecca Lane-Jergentz with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award. An accomplished listee, Ms. Lane-Jergentz 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.
A devoted public school teacher of over 40 years, Ms. Lane-Jergentz began her career as a teaching assistant at the Cincinnati Public Schools in 1980 and a student teacher at White Oak Junior High School in Cincinnati in 1982. Acquired by the Archdiocese of Cincinnati in 1983 as a science teacher, she likewise served as a curriculum advisor between 1988 and 1989. Relocating to San Jose, Ms. Lane-Jergentz has since been aligned with the John Muir Middle School as a seventh and eighth grade science teacher.
Outside the classroom, Ms. Lane-Jergentz has played an instrumental role with various relative organizations. She served on the San Jose Unified School District's science task force and was involved with numerous science fairs. She was a science and literary inquiry academy faculty associate at San Jose State University, a consultant for the Just Say No organization at the Saint Clement School and, since 2014, has been active as a member of the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) district advisory team. The NGSS is notably a multi-state effort in the U.S. to create new education standards for grades K-12 that are rich in content and practice, arranged in a coherent manner across disciplines and grades to provide all students an internationally benchmarked science education.
Born in Kansas to a family of educators, Ms. Lane-Jergentz proceeded to study in California, earning a Bachelor of Art in biology at San Francisco State University in 1979. She later completed postgraduate coursework at the University of Cincinnati between 1981 and 1988 and at Xavier University in Cincinnati during 1989. Ultimately, she acquired a Master of Art in education at the University of Phoenix in 2008. Eminently qualified in her field, Ms. Lane-Jergentz is a certified secondary science and biology teacher in the state of California.
Aligned with several industry-related organizations, Ms. Lane-Jergentz is currently a member of the National Science Teachers Association, the National Education Association and the California Educators Association. She was the recipient of a grant from the State of Ohio in 1989, and was later recognized for her contributions by the San Jose Police Department in 2019. A celebrated Marquis listee, Ms. Lane-Jergentz has been included in the 55th edition of Who's Who in America, the third edition of Who's Who in American Education, the 24th edition of Who's Who in the Midwest and the 21st edition of Who's Who of American Women.
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