Each year TransOptions hosts a Recognition Breakfast, that honors a select group of companies and individuals who have made outstanding contributions by supporting transportation, safety and environmental programs in northwest New Jersey. This year Unity's Jennifer Carcich was selected as their Outstanding Educator, for her work in environmental protection. 

Jen has been with Unity Charter School since 2011.  She has worked as a lower school teacher, a science teacher, and last year she began work as an academic interventionist. Throughout her time at Unity she has always had an important role as the sustainability coordinator.  This role has helped the school continue to work toward the school’s mission of educating children in the principles of sustainability. 

Prior to joining Unity Charter School Jen, Co-authored​, “It’s Just Good Teaching! Grades Pre-K -2”, “It’s Just Good Teaching! Grades 3-6”.  She has also been the recipient of numerous grants which include:

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2014 Morris County Clean Communities Grant

2015 WDHA Teacher Who Rocks Award

2015 Morris County Clean Communities Grant

2015 Sustainable Jersey for Schools Grant

2016 Morris County Clean Communities Grant

2016 Eco Schools United States Teacher Delegate Team to Taiwan

At Unity Charter School, our focus on sustainability makes us unique, but how and why we teach it define our distinction. Our educational philosophy is focused on the development of the whole child—academic, social and emotional—and is approached in immersive ways that foster the development of confident, capable global citizens and 21st century leaders.

Unity Charter School is a tuition-free, public school in Morris Township that offers a unique approach to education for students from Kindergarten to 8th Grade throughout New Jersey.  Enrollment is open to all New Jersey residents.

Please visit: https://unitycharterschool.org/ for more information.