Milken National Educator Awards
John Bormann is a six-year teacher at H.W. Mountz School in Spring Lake who specializes as an upper school science teacher for sixth through eighth grades. He holds a bachelor's degree in Natural Resource Management from Rutgers University-Cook College. He is pursuing his master's degree in Educational Technology through Ramapo College. John has taught science since 1996 and is a recipient of the 2000 Governor's Teacher Recognition Award. He believes students should be taught tools to build success in their own personal way. He continuously challenges his students with high expectations while being sensitive to their individual needs. He also believes that teachers should constantly challenge and evaluate their teaching styles.