NORTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - North Plainfield School District's Teachers of the Year were recognized at the Board of Education meeting on June 5, at West End School. The evening began at 7:00 pm with a performance by the High School Jazz Band. Opening remarks, made by Human Resources Director, Phyllis Prestamo and Acting Superintendent of Schools, Michelle Vella were followed by the presentation of awards by Vella.
Each honoree was escorted by a 2017 Teacher of the Year. All six teachers were additionally honored at a luncheon on June 6 at Giovanna's Restaurant in Plainfield.
The 2018 Teachers of the Year are:
Debra Soriano, Middle School
Jacqueline Slattery, Somerset School
Michelle dos Santos, West End School
Meagan McFadden, East End School
Kelly Feeney, Stony Brook School
Rita DaFonseca, High School
The teachers in the attached photo, from left to right, are:
Debra Soriano, Middle School; Jacqueline Slattery, Somerset School; Michelle dos Santos, West End School; Meagan McFadden, East End School; Kelly Feeney, Stony Brook School; Rita DaFonseca, High School