County, State Teachers of the Year at NJEA Convention

NJEA staffer Dr. Rosemary Knab, NJ Teacher of the Year Jeanne DelColle, and former NJ Teacher of the Year Peggy Stewart

Several county teachers of the year, the current NJ Teacher of the Year, Jeanne DelColle, and former state teachers of the year, including Danielle Kovach, held roundtable discussions at the NJEA Convention this morning.

The session, which was scheduled at the same time at the Acting Commissioner’s speech, attracted a small but eager crowd.

Some of the topics the county teachers of the year discussed were:

  • I Hate Math No More: Motivating Math Learners;
  • The UN & You: Using Education to Improve Universal Standards of Living;
  • Tech Tools – tols to Help Engage Your Students With Their Assignments & Keys to Keep them Excited About Their Education;
  • Reading Strategies for Fluency;
  • Guided Reading Management;
  • Global Connections in the Intermediate Grades; and
  • Physics/Science Education.

The panel was organized by the New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning. For more information about the NJ CTL, click here.

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Discuss Education Trends with NJ County Teachers of the Year

On Friday morning, November 11, you can meet with some of New Jersey’s top teachers to hear from them – and share your ideas – in round table discussions on a variety of topics. Come learn from this year’s county teachers of the year.

Amanda Abbiate, Warren County: Social Media in the Classroom

Lori Bathurst, Gloucester County: The U.N. and You: Using Education to Improve Universal Standards of Living

Andrew Buchanan, Morris County: Teaching the Holocaust in NJ Schools

Sean Chappe, Hunterdon County: Physica/Science Education

Tara Cotton, Cumberland County: Homework in High School: Harmful or Helpful

Jennifer Dee, Bergen County: Parent Whispering

Jeanne DelColle, Burlington County & NJ Teacher: Something to Talk About: Issues of Race & Poverty in Education

Christine Delmas, Monmouth County: Reading Strategies for Fluency

Nicholas Demsak, Sussex County: To Test or Not to Test: Assessing Educational Achievement

Erica DePalo, Essex County: Small Learning Communities: Personalizing Education for Students

Erin Devaney, Union County: Pros/Cons of an Extended School Year

Michael Dunlea III, Ocean County: Presenting Teachers in a Positive Way to the Community

Kelley Hogg, Cape May County: Classroom Management

Kathy Kuchar, Hudson County: Recruiting Today’s Students as Tomorrow’s Teachers

Frank Marascio, Atlantic County: I Hate Math No More: Motivating Math Learners

Peter Mazzgatti, Salem County: Professional Learning Communities: What’s In It For Me?

Patti McBride, Camden County: Tech Tools: Tools to Help Engage Your Students With Their Assignments & Keys To Keep Them Excited About Their Education

Terri Thompson, Middlesex County: Inclusion: Pros and Cons

Amy Van, Mercer County: Global Connections in the Intermediate Grades