Dunellen, NJ February 11, 2019:
First Grade Teacher, Nancy Cortese was named Teacher of the Year for John P. Faber School.
Cortese has been teaching in Dunellen for 11 years. During that time students and staff know they can depend on her for help and advice. She has been teaching for 19 years. In addition to teaching first grade, she has also taught kindergarten. Mrs. Cortese has been an asset to the school district. She is always willing to help anyone who needs it. According to the principal, Gary Lubisco, Jr. “I know I can always talk to Mrs. Cortese about curriculum issues and have her help teachers and students. She is an asset to Dunellen Public Schools. The students and staff enjoy working with her and learning from her.”
Mrs. Cortese was surprised to win and mentioned how she would not be an excellent teacher without the support of all of the staff at Faber School give to each other.