Teresa Scribner, CJE, is an award-winning media teacher at Cleveland STEM High School in Seattle. Scribner teaches multimedia, graphic arts and is the adviser for the yearbook, newspaper, news broadcast and website. In 2016, Scribner was named Washington state’s Journalism Adviser of the Year and was a Dow Jones News Fund Special Recognition Adviser. She also received the Journalism Education Association’s Rising Star Award. For the past year, she has been a voice in the community, speaking about the importance of diversity in journalism. Before becoming a teacher, Scribner spent 17 years as a Visual Journalist for The Seattle Times, San Antonio Express-News and the Northwest Arkansas Times.