County Teachers of the Year
2008-09

County

Teacher

Grade/Subject

School

Atlantic

Andrew Seigel

Music/grades 6-8

William Davies Middle School, Hamilton Twp

Bergen

Kelly Diee

Grade 3/all

Warren Point School, Fair Lawn

Burlington

Christine Neitzel

Kindergarten/Grade 1

Howard Yocum Elementary School, Maple Shade

 

 

 

 

Cape May

Rita Tice

English/Grades 9-12

Middle Township High School

Cumberland

Alan Homan Jr

Mathematics/grades 9-12

Cumberland Regional High School

Essex

Maryann Anderson

English/Grades 10-12

Livingston High School

Gloucester

Michael Joyce

Social Studies/ grades 9, 10, 12

Gateway Regional High School

Hudson

Kari Comas

Math, Humanities/Grade 4

Sara M Gilmore School, Union City

Hunterdon

Peggy Campbell-Rush

Kindergarten

Union Township Elementary School

Mercer

Jeanne Muzi

Grade 1/all

Ben Franklin School, Lawrence Twp

Middlesex

Rachel Richer

Special Ed/Grades PreK-Grade 1

Irving Primary School, Highland Park

Monmouth

Tara Beams

Drama/Grades 6-8

Long Branch Middle School

Morris

Sharon Staszak

Geometry/Grade 10

Mount Olive High School

Ocean

Gail Damiano

Grade 5

Veterans Memorial Elementary School, Brick Twp

Passaic

Lisa Salayko

Grade 5/all

Thomas Jefferson Elementary School, Hawthorne

Salem

Jennifer Decker

Language Arts/Grade 8

Woodstown Middle School

Somerset

Jennifer Hopson

Grade 3/all

Hillsborough Elementary School

Sussex

Christina Gordon

Special Ed/Grades 4 & 5

Durban Avenue School, Hopatcong

Union

John Giannattasio

AP Chemistry, Physics/Grades 11-12

Arthur L Johnson High School, Clark

Warren

Laria Trumpy

Grade 3

Franklin Township Elementary School

State Facility

Brian Kelley

Grades 8-11

Opportunities for All, Hamilton Twp