WARREN, NJ - Five teachers have been recognized for their exceptional contributions to the students of Warren Township Schools as part of a district initiative to reward exemplary educators. The following teachers are this year’s recipients of the Excellence in Education Award:

  •   Hildegarde Jackson, World Language Teacher, Central School

  •   Elena Marinello, Grade 1 Teacher, Angelo L. Tomaso

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  •   Lauren Regal, Grade 8 Guidance Counselor, Warren Middle School

  •   Jennifer Ronkiewicz, Art Teacher, Woodland School

  •   Kristen Stoyanov, Grade 3 Teacher, Mt. Horeb School

    Each award recipient was chosen for her commitment to important academic, social and developmental criteria, including quality and innovative classroom instruction, positive interactions with students, staff and parents and fostering an environment where each student feels welcome and is able to achieve his/her fullest potential.

    Superintendent Matthew Mingle says, “We are fortunate to have many outstanding educators in Warren. These five individuals are deserving recipients of this year’s recognition through their unwavering dedication to their students.”

    The Warren Township Board of Education will award each of the recipients a $500 grant to be used toward an educational purchase for her classroom.


    Photo Credit: Warren Township Schools

    Photo #1 - Warren Township Schools Superintendent Dr. Matthew Mingle congratulates Excellence in Education Award recipients (L-R) Kristen Stoyanov, Elena Marinello, Jennifer Ronkiewicz, Hildegarde Jackson, Lauren Regal

    Photo #2 - Superintendent Dr. Matthew Mingle and Warren Township Board of Education president Tia Allocco deliver flowers to Central School Excellence in Education Award recipient Hildegarde Jackson and Central principal Alison Tugya (R).

    Photo #3 - Dr. Mingle, Mrs. Allocco and Woodland Principal Jeffrey Heaney celebrate with Woodland’s Excellence in Education Award recipient Jennifer Ronkiewicz. 


    Photos #4 & 4A - Mt. Horeb School Grade 3 teacher Kristen Stoyanov is all smiles as she learns that she is one of five recipients of the district’s Excellence in Education Award.

    Photos #5 & 5A - Angelo L. Tomaso School Grade 1 teacher Elena Marinello is congratulated by students and staff as she receives the news of her Excellence in Education Award from Dr. Matthew Mingle, Board of Education president Tia Allocco and ALT Principal Christine Smith.

    Photo #6 – Warren Middle School Grade 8 Guidance Counselor Lauren Regal (center) is joined by (L-R) Superintendent Matthew Mingle, Dean of Students Max Actau, Board of Education president Tia Allocco and Principal Robert Comba as she receives the Excellence in Education Award.