Educator Recruitment, Preparation, and Recognition
New Jersey Teacher of the Year Program
Michael SeamanSchool/District: Orange Avenue School - Cranford School District
Grade Level: 8th
Michael Seaman has been an 8th Grade Literature/Process Writing Teacher at Orange Avenue School in Cranford since 2005. He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Educational Administration at Kean University. Prior to this, Michael received his Post-Baccalaureate Teacher’s Certification from Kean University and a B.A. in Communications from Marist College. He is very involved in the school community and focuses many of his lessons on character education. His article, “Beyond Anti-Bullying Programs,” was published in the May 2012 NJEA Review.