Janet Neyer

Cadillac High School

400 Linden Street

Cadillac, Michigan 49601

Email: janet.neyer@cadillac.k12.mi.us

LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/janet-neyer 

Twitter: @JanetNeyer 

Blog: Up North Learning

EDUCATION

Master of English Composition and Communication (in progress)

Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Master of Arts in Humanities, 1999

Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, Michigan

Bachelor of Arts, College of Literature, Sciences and Arts, 1991

Secondary Teacher Certification: Majors: English and Psychology

The University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, Michigan

TEACHING and TEACHER LEADERSHIP

Cadillac High School, Cadillac, Michigan

Highly qualified teacher of English and psychology, 1992-present.

Media Manager, Michigan Council of Teachers of English (January 2018 - present).

Co-Director (March 2017-present), Blog Co-Editor (February 2014-present) and Teacher Consultant (July 2013-present), Chippewa River Writing Project.

Organizer, Edcamp Northern Michigan, 2013-2014.

Online Facilitator, Central Michigan University, EDU 508IU Mini Courses: Narrative, Argumentative, and Informational Writing, Fall 2013.

CERTIFICATION, PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS, and AWARDS

Representative, Secondary Section Nominating Committee, National Council of Teachers of English, 2016-17.

Secretary, Northern Michigan Reading Council, Local Council  of the Michigan Reading Association, 2015-present.

Google for Education Certified Trainer, Qualified in Google Apps, Chrome, and Chromebooks, December 2014-present.

President, Cadillac Education Association, July 2013-2016.

Recipient, Sue Westhauser Excellence in Education Award, Cadillac Schools, 2009.

Recipient, Outstanding Person in Education, Cadillac Schools, 1996.

PUBLICATIONS

Co-authored with Sharon Murchie: “What is the Story? Reading the Web as Narrative.” Ed. Christian Z. Goering and Paul L. Thomas. Critical Media Literacy and Fake News in Post-Truth America. Brill Sense, 2018.

The College-Ready Writers Program at the Chippewa River Writing Project.” CRWP Teachers as Writers Blog, 15 May 2017, chippewariverwp.org/blog/2017/05/15/crwp-at-crwp.

Vulnerable Learning by Janet Neyer.” Three Teachers Talk, 24 May 2016, threeteacherstalk.com/2016/05/25/vulnerable-learning-by-janet-neyer.

Why Read? An Infographic Based on Kelly Gallagher’s 10 Reasons to Read.” Featured in Gallagher, Kelly. In the Best Interest of Students: Staying True to What Works in the ELA Classroom. Stenhouse Publishers, 2015.

Telling Our Stories: Creating Authentic Narratives of Home,” Language Arts Journal of Michigan: Vol. 29: Iss. 2, Spring/Summer 2014

Up North Learning: A Blog About Teaching and Learning in Northern Michigan. http://upnorthlearning.org.

STAFF DEVELOPMENT

and TRAININGS

Local and Regional Events

Presenter, 21st Century Research, Wired TC Conference, August 2016.

Presenter, 21st Century Research, Boyne Tech Conference, June 2016.

Co-Presenter, Setting Objectives and Providing Feedback (based on Marzano’s The Art and Science of Teaching), Cadillac Area Public Schools, February 2015.

Presenter, Enhancing Literacy with Google, Part 2, Chippewa River Writing Conference, January 2015.

Organizer, Edcamp Northern Michigan, 2013-2014.

Presenter, Enhancing Literacy with Google: Part 1, Mount Pleasant Area Literacy Exchange, Central Michigan University, November 2014.

Presenter, Telling Our Stories: Creating Authentic Narratives of Home, Chippewa River Writing Conference, January 2014.

Online Facilitator, Central Michigan University, EDU 508IU Mini Courses: Narrative, Argumentative, and Informational Writing, Fall 2013.

State Events

Featured Co-Presenter, It’s Genius! Design Thinking in the ELA Classroom. Michigan Reading Association Annual Conference Digital Day, March 2017.

Co-Presenter, Bigs and Littles: Using Technology to Connect Students and Enhance Literacy, Michigan Association for Computer Users in Learning Conference, March 2015.

Presenter, 21st Century Research, Michigan Reading Association Annual Conference, March 2015.

National/International Events

Roundtable Co-Presenter, Meeting Teachers Where They Are: The ILI as a Year-Long Institute in a Partner District. National Writing Project Annual Meeting, St. Louis, MO, November 2017.

Co-Presenter, Authentic Research, Authentic Writing, 4T Virtual Conference, May 2016.

Co-Presenter, Authentic Research, Authentic Writing, 4T Digital Writing Virtual Conference, October 2016.

Co-Presenter, It’s Genius! Design Thinking in the ELA Classroom, 4T Virtual Conference, May 2017.

Presenter, Where do Teacher-Writers Begin? Teacher-Writer Roundtables, National Council of Teachers of English Annual Convention, Minneapolis, MN, November 2015.

Roundtable Co-Presenter,  Building Site Capacity and Learning Together Through Leadership Institutes and Opportunities, National Writing Project Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., November 2014.

Reader for the Advanced Placement English Literature and Composition Exam, Louisville, KY, June 2014.