1ST GRADE TEACHER / LANGUAGE ARTS AND SOCIAL STUDIES
I am excited to join the Cedar Hill Prep community as the first grade teacher of Language Arts and Social Studies. Teaching is my first love, and I am dedicated to working with parents to provide a successful school year.
I have earned a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education with an endorsement in Special Education from Rutgers College, New Brunswick. In 1978, I began my career as a teacher of various subjects in the elementary public schools. In addition, I also provided intervention services for students struggling with literacy and math.
My goal is to establish a warm, nurturing classroom environment in which students feel safe and excited to learn; one replete with opportunities that will guide them to develop critical thinking skills while analyzing text in their reading and social studies lessons.
I am looking forward to working with the first grade students, their families, and the dedicated staff at Cedar Hill Prep.
Cedar Hill Prep Continues to Win as they Win the First Debate of the School Year! Cedar Hill Prep School made a clean sweep at the first Debate Meet of the Garden State Debate League, held at the Hun School on October 26th, 2019. Arnav Upadhyay won the Golden Gavel for the Best Speaker at the tournament, out of approximately 100 speakers. Cedar Hill Prep School teams walked away with the most wins by percentage points and overall wins. Thirty-seven teams participated in all. Congratulations Cedar Hill Prep Debate Team!
The Multiple Advantages of a Multilingual CurriculumThere have been a number of studies in recent years that suggest people who speak more than one language are in fact more intelligent. An article written by the New York Times highlights that learning multiple languages could improve cognitive skills beyond those related to language, which is a considerably different viewpoint than previously thought.