Educator Recruitment, Preparation, and Recognition
New Jersey Teacher of the Year Program
Patrice StellerSchool/District: Oaklyn Public School - Oaklyn School District
Grade Level: 7th-9th
Patrice Steller graduated from Georgetown University with a Bachelorís degree in English and American Government. She has dual certification in Elementary Education and Secondary English and is currently pursuing her Masterís degree in Reading Education. Patrice has taught 2nd grade and 7th - 9th grade English, history, science, and math. She currently teaches junior high and high school English at Oaklyn Public School where her students inspire her to find innovative ways to teach reading and writing. Patrice is a member of the NEA, NJEA, NCTE, and a three-time recipient of the Whoís Who Among Americaís Teachers award.