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New Jersey Teacher of the Year Program

Sussex

2013-14

Katherine Gomez

Katherine Gomez School/District: Clifton E. Lawrence School - Sussex Wantage Regional School District

Grade Level: 2nd

Teaches: Special Education

Katherine Gomez is a second grade special education teacher at the Clifton E. Lawrence Elementary School, Sussex. A graduate of Centenary College, she has been teaching special education classes for the past nine years. Katherine understands that a solid foundation of literacy and math basics is fundamental for learning and future academic success. She strives to provide an environment of high engagement, challenge, and support that inspires students to become more confident, capable, and productive learners. Believing that early intervention and identification is essential in improving studentsí developmental, social, and educational gains, Katherine is an actively committed member of the school Intervention & Referral Services committee.