Educator Recruitment, Preparation, and Recognition
New Jersey Teacher of the Year Program
Sandy VorenskySchool/District: Edgar Middle School - Metuchen School District
Grade Level: 5th-6th
Sandy Vorensky is a middle school math teacher at Edgar Middle School in Metuchen. Her passion is engaging her students to make real life connections by applying textbook math. Sandy has published in Middle Level Insider and has been awarded numerous awards and grants. Highlights include the districtís Best Practices award, National Raytheon Math Heroes award for creativity in Math, and the NJ Governorís Teacher Recognition Program award. Recently, she presented interdisciplinary lessons involving math and art at the New Jersey School Boards Association Conference and the Math & Music Conference at Ithaca College.