CRANFORD - Cranford High School (CHS) has announced that Alonda Braxton has been selected as the 2019-2020 Educational Services Professional of the Year.

Ms. Braxton is a classroom assistant at Cranford High School. She has worked in the district for eight years, with the last two being at CHS. According to CHS Principal Mark Cantagallo, Ms. Braxton's goal is to make a positive difference in people's lives on a daily basis. 

"Ms. Braxton is a phenomenal school employee," said Cantagallo. "Parents have commented that she is the reason moving to Cranford was a good decision. She has a passion to help all students succeed. The compassion and dedication that she shows her students is paralleled by only a few."

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About Cranford High School

Cranford High School is a four-year public high school serving students in ninth through twelfth grades, located at 201 West End Place in Cranford. Cranford High School has an 'A' ranking on 

About the Governor’s Educational Services Professional of the Year:

The New Jersey Teacher of the Year Program and the Governor's Teacher/Educational Services Professionals Recognition Program have been integrated into the Governor's Educator of the Year Program. This updated program highlights educational innovation, student achievement, the rewards of teaching, and important services outside the classroom environment that lead to student success. Further, it seeks to attract public attention to the positive aspects of our educational system.