Listee Features — January 17, 2018


Not afraid to follow her heart and make a change, Therese A. Boisvert is proud to have had two professions that allowed her to utilize her strengths to make a difference. Her journey began at the University of Wisconsin-La Crosse, where she earned a Bachelor of Science in pre-law studies and political science with a minor in sociology in 1982 and a Master of Science in education and library sciences in 1985. She then joined St. Francis Medical Center as an assistant medical librarian and Gundersen Lutheran as an occupational health department specialist. More than 26 years later, Ms. Boisvert proudly left corporate America in favor of the Roman Catholic Diocese of La Crosse because it felt like a good

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Heavily involved in academia, Brenda Fortes spent decades working to instill the best values in her students and to help those in need.  She started as a high school English teacher within the Boyertown Ares School District, and proceeded to become a district library research coordinator at the institution. While there, Ms. Fortes initiated, designed, and successfully implemented a research process remediation plan for senior language arts students and developing a writing and reading remediation program and academic integrity initiative statement. Other positions include English adjunct faculty, high school English teacher, English language learners tutor, and member of the president’s advisory board on diversity at Montgomery County Community College. She prepared for her endeavors with a Master of Education and

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