Educator Recruitment, Preparation, and Recognition
New Jersey Teacher of the Year Program
Meg FreemanSchool/District: Henry Snyder High School - Jersey City Public Schools
Grade Level: 9th-12th
Margaret Freeman is a consummate educator who has dedicated herself to engaging all of her students, even the most reluctant learners, through her creative planning, constructivist and differentiated teaching methods and her unyielding commitment to excellence. After finishing her undergraduate degree at Wheaton College, where she studied abroad in Europe and Israel, she applied only to the lowest-performing high schools in New Jersey. She has spent the last seven years teaching students, leading professional development, and mentoring colleagues at Henry Snyder High School in Jersey City. Margaret has a Masterís degree in Administration and Supervision from Rutgers University.