Morristown, NJ- Amy Mercado, Technology Teacher at Unity Charter School has been asked to be on the NJ State Board Committee that will work on the update of NJ CCCS 8.2, which addresses the instructional needs of engineering design, computer science, and computational thinking skills in the NJ State standards and the state’s model curriculum.

Amy is a graduate of Columbia University, where she obtained her Master degree in Computers in Education. During her career, she has worked as a technology integration specialist, as well as literacy coordinator. Recently, Amy presented with Unity Charter School’s Executive Director, Connie Sanchez, on constructivist education at the NJ Charter School Convention in Newark, NJ.

About Unity Charter School The mission of Unity Charter School is to teach the importance of protecting and improving the environment by educating our students on the principles of sustainability, ecology and diversity in a way that celebrates and honors this planet and all its inhabitants. Unity Charter School exemplifies academic excellence, combining a progressive education, academic rigor, and experiential learning, while infusing environmental sustainability throughout the school culture. Unity Charter School maximizes each student's individual potential to become eco-literate citizens, critical thinkers, and life-long learners. Unity Charter School is a K-8 public charter school in Morristown/Morris Township; Unity opened in 1998 and is currently in its 20th year of operation. Unity Charter School is located at One Evergreen Place, Morristown, NJ 07960

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