CRANFORD - Lincoln School (LIN) has announced that Carl Lorelli has been selected as the 2019-2020 Educator of the Year.

Mr. Lorelli has been with Lincoln School for 19 years and serves as its Physical Education Teacher for elementary and high school students. 

"For Mr. Lorelli, the first word that comes to my mind when I think of him is the word, 'gentleman,'" said Lincoln School Principal Dennis McCaffery. "He truly cares about the kids and goes above and beyond. He's the ultimate male role model for our kids and truly, truly cares for each and every one of his students. His classes are creative, and he'll do anything it takes for a student to have an enjoyable experience in his classroom."

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About Lincoln School

Lincoln School is comprised of the Cranford Achievement Program (CAP), The Cranford Middle Program (CAMP), and the Lincoln Elementary Achievement Program (LEAP). All three programs (K-12) have the goal of providing students with a safe and secure learning environments that addresses social and emotional needs.

About the Governor’s Educator of the Year Program:

The Governor’s Educator of the Year 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. For more information, please visit: 

https://www.state.nj.us/education/rpr/recognition/educators/geoy.shtml