Teachers of the Year Recognized
Glen Rock’s Teachers of the Year were acknowledged at the June 9 Glen Rock Board of Education meeting. The honorees and their building administrators are (from left) GRMS Assistant Principal Brian Pepe, GRMS Media Specialist Lauren Mitchell, Byrd School fourth grade teacher Cynthia Lota, Byrd School Principal Dr. Linda Weber, Coleman School Principal Dawn Cappadona, Central School Music teacher Linda McElroy, Central School Principal Krista LaCroix, Hamilton School Art teacher Kim Menke, Hamilton School Principal Irene Pierides, GRHS Principal John Arlotta and District Teacher of the Year GRHS Social Studies teacher Kathleen Walter. (Missing are Kathleen Caffrey, Coleman fifth grade teacher, and Patricia Mahoney, GRHS English teacher.)
Barbara Steuert named 'Master Board Member'Glen Rock Board of Education member Barbara Steuert was one of 68 trustees from across the state to earn the designation of Master Board Member through the New Jersey School Board Association’s Board Member Academy. To achieve the rank of Master Board Member, a person must first obtain the designation of Certificated Board Member and then earn 20 additional credits. The training addresses the issues of leadership, school/community relations, effective meetings, strategic planning, group dynamics, board member ethics, school finance, labor relations and school law. Steuert (at left) is congratulated by Superintendent of Schools Dr. Paula Valenti on her achievement as a member of the NJSBA’s “Class of 2014.” Steuert was first elected to the BOE in 1987 and has served a number of terms as both president and vice president.
The BOE's "Rock Talk" eNewsletter for March, 2014