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Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching

2006 PRESIDENTIAL AWARDS
New Jersey STATE FINALISTS

ELEMENTARY SCIENCE
Christine Ward-Diaz

East Brook Middle School
Paramus Public Schools

Christine received her Bachelor of Science degree in elementary education from the University of Scranton and her Masters degree in Environmental Studies from Montclair State University. She currently teaches fifth grade mathematics and science. She has received both a Toshiba America Foundation grant and an ING Unsung Hero award. Christine was named East Brook Middle School's Teacher of the Year for the 2004-05 school year. In addition, she was recently selected to participate in the Department of Energy sponsored Laboratory Science Teacher Professional Development Program at the Jefferson Laboratory in Newport News, Virginia.