NJ Teachers of the Year named in Middlesex, Union counties

Mike Deak, Bridgewater Courier News

TRENTON – A girls soccer coach in Perth Amboy and a dance teacher in Linden have been named Teachers of the Year in Middlesex and Union counties.

Matthew Wechter, a teacher at Robert N. Wilentz Elementary School in Perth Amboy, received the honor for Middlesex County, while Barbara Brady, a teacher at Linden High School, was honored in Union County.…

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Remembering Shoshana Goldstein


Shoshana Goldstein

Shoshana Goldstein May 31, 1943 to July 28, 2018

Shoshana Goldstein died suddenly last month. She taught Sociology and Criminal Justice classes as an adjunct faculty member at Hudson Community College for more than 30 years. Goldstein served as Chapter Chair of the Hudson County College Chapter of United Adjunct Faculty of New Jersey (UAFNJ).…

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Tom Malinowski For Congress

The American Federation of Teachers announced their endorsement of Tom Malinowski in New Jersey’s 7th Congressional district over opponent, Republican incumbent, Rep. Leonard Lance. The AFT represents 30,000 members working in K-12 institutions, universities and community colleges throughout New Jersey.

“New Jersey voters have serious decisions to make about the future of our state and our nation within the next 100 days and part of our mission is to remind members of how much elections really matter,” said AFTNJ President Donna M.…

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