2017-2018 Teachers of the Year & Educational Services Professionals of the Year

TOY EPOY 2018

Board Approved

At the February 21st board meeting, the Toms River Board of Education and the district's administrative team proudly recognized and awarded the Teachers and Educational Services Professionals of the Year from our 18 schools and Early Learning Center.

Congratulations to all of the 2017-2018 awardees!

For a complete list of our of 2016-2017 Teachers and Educational Services Professionals of the Year, click here.

High School East

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Teacher of the Year: Douglas TrumbleEducational Services Professional of the Year: Martha Mills

High School South

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Teacher of the Year: Mary Highton; Educational Services Professional of the Year: Richard Stratton

High School North

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Teacher of the Year: David Bender

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Educational Services Professional of the Year: Lisa Rizzo, RN

Intermediate East

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Teacher of the Year: Meghan CummingsEducational Services Professional of the Year: Nancy Jubert

Intermediate South

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Teacher of the Year: Debora Sheran

Intermediate North

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Teacher of the Year: Beth Hoatson

Huerta IN

Educational Services Professional of the Year: Karen Huerta

Beachwood Elementary

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Teacher of the Year: Lisa O'DonnellEducational Services Professional of the Year: Deborah Haszko

Cedar Grove Elementary 

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Teacher of the Year: Amy LaBarca; Educational Services Professional of the Year: Brenda Garofalo

Joseph A. Citta Elementary

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Teacher of the Year: Jennifer Zieser; Educational Services Professional of the Year: Laurie Halloran, RN

East Dover Elementary

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Teacher of the Year: Michael RitaccoEducational Services Professional of the Year: Dana Weber

Hooper Avenue Elementary

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Teacher of the Year: Richard Cicala; Educational Services Professional of the Year: Deborah Duffield

Pine Beach Elementary

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Teacher of the Year: Tracy Mauer-Wojcik; Educational Services Professional of the Year: Sheila Bowden

North Dover Elementary

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Teacher of the Year: Brad Rielly

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Educational Services Professional of the Year: Christine Brown

Silver Bay Elementary

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Teacher of the Year: Victoria Rhein; Educational Services Professional of the Year: Michele Tursi

South Toms River Elementary

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Teacher of the Year: Susan Pitch; Educational Services Professional of the Year: Colleen Criss

Walnut Street Elementary

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Teacher of the Year: Lisa Hankins; Educational Services Professional of the Year: Alexis Soto

Washington Street Elementary

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Teacher of the Year: Tracy Seitz; Educational Services Professional of the Year: Donna DiNardo

West Dover Elementary

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Teacher of the Year: Tara Smith; Educational Services Professional of the Year: Regina Bardis

Early Learning Center

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Teacher of the Year: Amy Attia; Educational Services Professional of the Year: Kristen Bielick