Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board of Ed Honors 2016-17 Educators of the Year

(left to right): BOE member Cindy Clancy, Principal Scott Bortnick, first grade teacher Donna Lauricella, and instructional aide Colleen Reape-Fay. Credits: John Mooney
(left to right): Coles Principal Karen Wetherell, instructional aide Barbara Denker, fourth grade teacher Caitlin Dziedzic, and BOE member Amy Winkler. Credits: John Mooney
(left to right): Evergreen Principal Colleen Haubert, third grade teacher Jennifer Dubroski, media specialist Terry Keller, and BOE President Nancy Bauer Credits: John Mooney
From left to right: McGinn Elementary School Principal Dr. Sasha Slocum, McGinn media specialist John Lohn, McGinn second grade teacher Jeanne Schwartz, and BOE member Stephanie Suriani. Credits: John Mooney
(left to right): School One Principal Justin Fiory, third grade teacher Jaclyn Duffy, instructional aide Rosemary Bianco, and BOE member Dr. Karen Kulikowski Credits: John Mooney
(left to right): Park Middle School Principal Dr. Jocelyn Dumaresq, social studies teacher Alex Hofer, learning disabilities teacher Lauren Rogalin, and BOE VP Jeanne Cleary. Credits: John Mooney
From left to right: Terrill Middle School Principal Kevin Holloway, Terrill Middle School math teacher Matthew Gunther, and BOE member Evan Murray. Credits: John Mooney
From left to right: Scotch Plains-Fanwood HS Principal Dr. David Heisey, guidance counselor Amanda Moser, chemistry teacher Michael Abadir, and BOE member Deb Brody Credits: John Mooney
From left to right: SPFK-12 Superintendent Dr. Margaret Hayes, Park Middle School fifth grade teacher Courtney Nemec, McGinn Elementary School Principal Dr. Sasha Slocum, & BOE President Nancy Bauer. Credits: John Mooney

SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ – Dozens of family members and friends were among those in attendance to show their support on Thursday evening as the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Board of Education recognized the 2016-17 Governor’s Educators of the Year at a board meeting at Evergreen Elementary School.

The following educators received the award:

  • Donna Lauricella, first-grade teacher at Brunner Elementary School
  • Colleen Reape-Fay, instructional aide at Brunner Elementary School
  • Caitlin Dziedzic, fourth-grade teacher at Coles Elementary School
  • Barbara Denker, instructional aide at Coles Elementary School
  • Jennifer Dubroski, third-grade teacher at Evergreen Elementary School
  • Terry Keller, media specialist at Evergreen Elementary School
  • Jean Swartz, second-grade teacher at McGinn Elementary School
  • John Lohn, media specialist at McGinn Elementary School
  • Jaclyn Duffy, third-grade teacher at School One Elementary School
  • Rosemary Bianco, instructional aide at School One Elementary School
  • Alex Hofer, social studies teacher at Park Middle School
  • Lauren Rogalin, Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant at Park Middle School
  • Matthew Gunther, mathematics teacher at Terrill Middle School
  • Michael Abadir, chemistry teacher at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School
  • Amanda Moser, guidance counselor at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School

In addition, the board also recognized the SPFK12 recipients of the 2016 New Jersey Exemplary Elementary Educator Awards:

  • Courtney Nemec, fifth-grade teacher at Park Middle School
  • Dr. Sasha Slocum, principal of McGinn Elementary School is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP.

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