Celebration of Excellence at the NJEA Convention

The Celebration of Excellence is one of the most uplifting events at the NJEA Convention.

NJEA takes this opportunity to honor the winners of the Frederick L. Hipp grant awards, the NJ Teacher of the Year, the NJ Educational Support Professional of the Year, and the Awards for Excellence winners.

Check out these photos from the event.

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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