An academic support instruction teacher at Slackwood Elementary School, she has taught in Lawrence Township public schools for the past 28 years.
Friday, February 8
Pamela DeRiso, an academic support instruction teacher at Slackwood Elementary School, has been named Lawrence Township public school district's 2013 “Teacher of the Year,” the district announced Thursday afternoon. Having taught in Lawrence Township schools for the past 28 years, DeRiso is certified as an elementary school teacher and holds a bacehlor's degree in education from The College of New Jersey. Each year a committee made up of district administrators, teachers, parents, and a board of education member select a teacher to represent the district in the state-sponsored “Teacher of the Year” program. Earning this distinction qualifies DeRiso to be considered along with teachers from other Mercer County districts as a candidate for…
Angeline Sturgis, who teaches English as a second language to students at Eldridge Park Elementary School, was previously named Lawrence Township's 2012 "Teacher of the Year."
Angeline Sturgis, who was previously named Lawrence Township’s 2012 "Teacher of the Year," has been chosen as the 2012-2013 Mercer County "Teacher of the Year," the New Jersey Department of Education announced recently. Angeline Sturgis teaches English as a second language at Eldridge Park Elementary School. "It was kind of out of my comfort zone," said Sturgis when discussing the most-recent recognition. "To be acknowledged by colleagues and administrators is something really special." Students of Sturgis also joined in to commemorate their teacher's accomplishment. "They started decorating the front door of my classroom," said Sturgis. "Some of the teachers got some of my students and former students to make hearts with messages to me." …