The Board of Education honored the Teacher of the Year as well as the Educational Services Professional of the Year from each of the district’s 11 schools at the April 24 meeting. 

Teachers of the Year: Front row, from left, are Stephanie Makowsky, Grade 5 at School No. 4; Tracey Merton, Pre-K at School No. 8; Barbara Brady, dance and physical education at Linden High School; and Jennifer MacDonald, language arts at Soehl Middle School. Back row, from left, are Superintendent Danny A. Robertozzi; Jennifer Wilson, Grade 3 at School No. 1; Jennifer Hofmann, Grade 4 at School No. 2; Kara-Lynne Frees-Spoganetz, Grade 4 at School No. 5; Nicole Dades, Grade 5 at School No. 6; Vivian Pupo, Grade 1 at School No. 9; Linda-Ann Burt-Moquete, Grade 5 at School No. 10; Brenda Kaneaster, science at McManus Middle School; and Board of Education President Raymond J. Topoleski.

educational services professionals of the year posing at Board of Education meeting

Educational Services Professionals of the Year: From left are Superintendent Danny A. Robertozzi; Valeria Thompson, paraprofessional at School No. 6; Mary Ann Imbriacco, paraprofessional at School No. 1; Anne-Marie Spricigo, social worker at School No. 8; Judith Gahr, reading specialist at School No. 2; Maria Sarris, paraprofessional at School No. 9; Margaret Zucosky, math coach at School No. 10; Jennifer D’Alessio, social worker at School No. 4; Laura Golebiewski, counselor at McManus Middle School; Laura Pellettiere, counselor at Soehl Middle School; Samantha Kosty, counselor at Linden High School; and Board of Education Vice President Theresa Villani. Not pictured is Walter Schweikardt, math coach at School No. 5.