About the Author

Janet Scarpone received her Master's Degree from Southern Illinois University and began her teaching career there in 1975. She has taught at numerous colleges and universities, including The City College of The City University of New York (CCNY), Rutgers University, Montclair State University, Manhattan Community College, National University, National City Adult School, University of California at San Diego (UCSD), the San Diego Community College District, and Front Range Community College. Because of this system, Janet had one of the highest and quickest graduation rates while teaching in San Diego County. She is the recipient of numerous awards and commendations, including the National University Leadership Award, Who's Who Among Young American Professionals, Who's Who of American Women, the CALCO Excellence in Teaching Award, Outstanding Service as a Colorado Communication Professor Award, and the FRCC Master Teacher Award.

Janet is quick to build soul in a class. Her students have been among the top performers on GED tests.

Louise Cain
Retired GED Chief Examiner and
Developer of the computerized GED scoring system

Ms. Scarpone continues to demonstrate her passion and commitment to her students and their learning through this video system. She is instrumental in expanding our GED classes and is innovative in new course offerings.


Liz Lebron
San Diego Board of Education

Janet Scarpone is highly recognized amongst her students because she is committed to helping others learn through innovative methods.

George H. Waters
Mayor of National City

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