SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood School District has announced that three teachers in the SPFK12 district have been selected as 2019 New Jersey Exemplary Educators.

  • Sharon Atta, 8th  grade Social Studies Teacher at Terrill Middle School;
  • Ronald Litz, 7th grade Social Studies Teacher at Park Middle School, and
  • Daniel Valentine, 11th grade Social Studies Teacher at Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School.

On Monday, November 11th, Dr. Joan Mast, Superintendent of Schools, along with building Principals, Noel Baxter, Supervisor of Social Studies and Candice Testa, President of SPFEA, honored Sharon, Ronald and Daniel in their classrooms presenting them with their certificates of recognition.

The goal of the program is to identify educators who are valued by their school and community and have exhibited strong knowledge and skills, have an inspiring presence and a clear vision for quality teaching and learning.

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