Education

Bernards Twp. Schools Name Teachers of the Year for 2013-14

c5e4aa18993a2d5b49b6_KWinklerTofYearCH.jpg
Kelly Winkler, reading specialist, and 2013-14 Teacher of the Year at the Cedar Hill Elementary School. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
155896e09a1a508e9d93_JCamposteacher.jpg
Joyce Campos, fifth grade teacher, and 2013-14 Teacher of the Year at the Oak Street Elementary School in Basking Ridge. Credits: By Tanya Tadenev
c3d1770011426c95f2ef_BTBOE.jpg
The Bernards Township Board of Education Office. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
242c45e4e61edc310746_TEACHERSof13-14.jpg
The Teachers of the Year for 2013-14 who were present to receive their plaques from the Board of Education. Credits: By Susan Morra
1f4057373a8fdf43c344_TeachersofYearLast2.jpg
Two of the 2013-14 Bernards Township Teachers of the Year by the Board of Education building: Susan Lieb, speech language specialist at Mount Prospect School and Joyce Campos, fifth grade teacher at Oak Street School.   Credits: By Susan Morra
c5e4aa18993a2d5b49b6_KWinklerTofYearCH.jpg

BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - One helps struggling students learn to read — and teaches other teachers to do the same. Others on the list for 2013-14 Teachers of the Year in Bernards Township have inspired middle school musicians to become music educators themselves, orchestrate annual world language weeks with food and festivities, or are the classroom teachers that really reach their students, according to descriptions of the educators read at the May 19 Board of Education meeting.

As is done every year, the Bernards Township school district has selected a Teacher of the Year from Ridge High School, the William Annin Middle School and from the four elementary schools. Those schools include Oak Street School, Mount Prospect School, Liberty Corner School and Cedar Hill School.

The names of those teachers, nominated by their peers and chosen for the honor by the vote of their school's staff, were read at Monday's school board meeting. Those who were present were publicly introduced. 

Sign Up for E-News

The list included specialists and also classroom teachers.

Each of the teacher's names were read, along with a synopsis of their contributions written by their building principals.

This year's Teachers of the Year are:

Chiara Kupiec, Spanish and Italian teacher at Ridge High School

Wyman Wong, music teacher at William Annin Middle School

Kelly Winkler, reading specialist at Cedar Hill School

Deborah Len, third grade teacher at Liberty Corner School

Susan Lieb, speech language specialist at Mount Prospect School

Joyce Campos, fifth grade teacher at Oak Street School

The award came with a "Teacher of the Year" plaque that will allow the winners to hold a privileged parking spot for the next year.

The accomplishments and the amount of time that each of the educators spent in the district were included in the descriptions written by principals.

Other attributes were less specific. Liberty Corner School Principal Kathy Pecoraro, in praising Len, said the third grade teacher "defines Liberty Corner school spirit" even as Len works tirelessly and meets the emotional and academic needs of her students, according to the description read publicly at the board meeting.

 

 

 

TAP Into Another Town's News:

You May Also Be Interested In

Sign Up for E-News

Basking Ridge

Somerville: Cobalt Apartments to Receive Land Development and Planning Award

February 14, 2018

SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the county Planning Board will honor six local projects, including the Cobalt Apartments on Veterans Memorial Drive at the 35th annual Land Development and Planning Awards at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 20, in the Freeholder Meeting Room, located on the third floor of the county Administration Building at 20 Grove St.

Free ...

‘Reefer Madness’ Comes to Chatham Borough Council; Cannabis Advocates Make Pitch for Chatham Marijuana Shop

February 14, 2018

CHATHAM, NJ - A group of pro-cannabis activists came to the Borough of Chatham Council meeting on Monday night and used the public commentary portion of the meeting to ask the council to support a marijuana dispensary in town.

The advocates, who say they have attended more than 80 town meetings to inform about the benefits of medical cannabis, mentioned the 1936 movie "Reefer ...

Guest Column: The Great "Wait" of the College Process

February 16, 2018

For all the high school seniors and their parents, we are in the stressful "waiting period".  We've just finished or are finishing applications to all the schools we might possibly want to attend next year and now sit and wait our fate after the $60-$80 non-refundable application fees to at least 8-13 schools and staring at some pretty ridiculous tuition fees.

Early ...

Upcoming Events

Sun, February 18

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Volunteer Art Show!

Arts & Entertainment Green

Sun, February 18, 7:00 PM

Villagers Theatre, Somerset

Hairspray Auditions

Arts & Entertainment

Fellowship Helping Hands Receives Home Care Award

February 16, 2018

Fellowship Helping Hands, the home care agency operated by Fellowship Senior Living in Basking Ridge,  has received the 2018 Best of Home Care® – Provider of Choice Award from Home Care Pulse, announced Liz Fandel, vice president of Home Community Based Services at Fellowship Senior Living.

Fellowship Helping Hands is a New Jersey licensed home care service for older and ...

AtlantiCast

AtlantiCast Medical Minute: Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center

On this episode of the AtlantiCast Medical Minute, we’ll take you inside the Atlantic Orthopedic Institute’s Scoliosis and Spinal Deformity Center, with the center’s director, Jason Lowenstein, MD.

Video Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1M7euCp86-c

AtlantiCast Episode 011

Breaking Atlantic Health System news on this week’s AtlantiCast! Plus, find out why Morristown Medical Center is one of the best hospitals in the nation when it comes to recovering from joint surgery, see the newest center for fighting brain cancer and an Atlantic Health System red-carpet premiere!