Reid awarded for her thesis from Eastern Illinois University

Jenny Reid, a fifth grade teacher at Willow Brook Elementary, received the 2021 Thesis Award of Excellence in the College of Education at Eastern Illinois University. Reid graduated from the Curriculum and Instruction graduate program in the summer of 2020 and this award is a recognition of the highest achievement in graduate research from each of the four academic colleges at EIU based on a master’s thesis project between July 1, 2018, and June 30, 2020. She will be honored at the Distinguished Graduate Awards Ceremony in April and featured in the "Graduate Journal of Scholarship." Reid’s thesis was titled "Growth Mindset: A Key to Motivating Students in Reading" and is available to view online.

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