Each school has chosen an Educator of the Year and Service Professional of the Year to be applauded for their outstanding performance. Click to see all the honorees. 

“This honor reflects the dedication you have to our students and the commitment you demonstrate in helping them succeed,” Superintendent Danny A. Robertozzi said in a congratulatory email to the honorees.

All of the award winners will be honored at a Board of Education meeting in the spring.

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Linden High School: Service Professional of the Year Nornette Jacobs and Educator of the Year Nicholas Gombocz

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McManus Middle School: Educator of the Year Courtney Serpone and Service Professional of the Year Karen Kocienski

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Soehl Middle School: Educator of the Year Malgorzata Seta and Service Professional of the Year Gwendolyn Baran

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School No. 1: Service Professional of the Year Joan Colvin and Educator of the Year Amy Maloney

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School No. 2: Service Professional of the Year Evelyn Rivera and Educator of the Year Margaret Imbriacco

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School No. 4: Service Professional of the Year Lisa Capanna and Educator of the Year Maria Cioffi

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School No. 5: Educator of the Year Nanci Kobylarz and Service Professional of the Year Christine Urbanczyk

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School No. 6: Educator of the Year Lauren Ioviero and Service Professional of the Year Angela Kurek

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School No. 8: Educator of the Year Despina Cordeiro and Service Professional of the Year Debra Moreau

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School No. 9: Service Professional of the Year Viviana Olarte and Educator of the Year Maria Gallo

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School No. 10: Educator of the Year Tara Ravkin and Service Professional of the Year Diana Carvalho