Educator Recruitment, Preparation, and Recognition
Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching
2001 PRESIDENTIAL AWARD WINNERS
Left to right: NJ State Board of Education President Maud Dahme; Dianne Gerard (Principal, Mansfield Township School); 2001 PAEMST National Winner Paula Thatcher (Elementary Science).
Paula received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Environmental Biology from William Paterson College. She is currently the science coordinator for the Mansfield Township School. She teaches science labs for grades four through six, as well as gifted and talented science for grades three through six.