Tenured Teaches Recognized by Chatham Board of Ed
Wednesday, October 9, 2013 • 9:35pm
CHATHAM, NJ - Thirtry-five teachers, directors and supervisors were recognized at the Chatham Board of Education meeting for earning tenured positions on Wednesday.
"We have 10,000 applicants a year for positions in the district, so it's a very, very big and deep pool," Michael LaSusa, Chatham Superintendent of Schools said. "We try to pick the most talented people we can find to serve the children of the community and we conduct hundreds of interviews of those thousands of people who apply and then even a smaller number of them make it all the way through three years and now four years to attain the honor of tenure.
"The people in this room represent a tremendous amount of work and effort and dedication on behalf of the students of the community."
Those recognized for earning tenure were: Magdalena Albanese (high school French); Amna Amster (high school health); James Ascolese (high school social studies); Jacqueline Berger (Milton teacher); Stephanie Brunner (Middle School counselor); Denise Caamano (high school, social worker); Christine Cavallo (high school, students w/disabilities); Michelle Cervone (Milton teacher); Maria Doyle (high school Spanish);
Shannon Falkner (high school English); Corie Guberman (district social worker); Susan Jurist (Middle School math and science specializations); Meredith Kempson (high school math); Lauren LoPorto (Middle School physical science); Christine Marconi (shared speech pathologist); Allyson Minarik (Middle School math); Katherine Mulford (Southern Boulevard teacher); Colleen Mullen (Washington speech pathologist); Carly Nacer (Middle School languarge arts);Jaclyn Noll (Washington teacher); Laura Brooke Phillips (Lafayette teacher);
LeeAnn Renwanz (Milton teacher); Doreen Repsha (Washington basic skills); Rachel Ruffner (high school English); Laura Schaefer (Lafayette basic skills); Mary Szoke (Washington media specialist); Diana Tommasi (high school biology); Jaime Trauger (Milton teacher); Amanda Tsukamoto (Middle School teacher); Julie Ullmeyer (Middle School phys. ed); Vincent D'Elia (director of special services); Debra Becker (director of human resources); Barbara Klemp (supervisor of performing arts); Kimberly Lanza (supervisor of instructional support); Heather Rocco (supervisor/English).