Central Times

Mr. Keith Carlson, CJE
Mr. Carlson is in his 11th year as the adviser to the Central Times. He was named a Rising Star Award winner in 2013 by the Journalism Education Association and was selected as a 2015 ASNE Reynolds Institute fellow. Carlson holds a Certified Journalism Educator (CJE) certification with JEA. He earned a Bachelor's degree in Writing/Journalism from North Central College in Naperville, Ill. and a Masters degree in Journalism Education from the University of Missouri-Columbia. Carlson has been teaching at Naperville Central High School in the Communication Arts department since 2000. An entertainment and pop culture junkie, you can find Mr. Carlson watching movies, listening to music, and reading books when he's not reading student-written news copy. You might also find him on a local stage performing in a musical theatre production.

"Every human being is a story worth telling."

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Mr. Keith Carlson, CJE, Adviser