SAYREVILLE – Educational support and repair professionals within the Sayreville School District have been acknowledged for his or her work through the 2021-22 faculty yr.
The workers members have been honored through the Board of Education’s May 17 assembly.
The Educational Support Professional (ESP) of the Year at Project Before Preschool is Jacqueline McGrade.
“Ms. Jackie is a master teacher and supports approximately 22 preschool teachers,” Cheesequake Principal April Magistro stated. “However, everybody is aware of that in the event that they need assistance, Ms. Jackie shall be there and let’s face it, everyone knows that generally the grown ups are extra demanding than the preschoolers.
“Ms. Jackie does handle it well, though. She has many balls in the air at one time. She is also Project Before’s induction coordinator and takes great pride in ensuring all new staff, which there are a lot of, receive what they need to be successful. When it comes to all things preschool, Ms. Jackie is your girl.”
The Educational Support Professional of the Year on the Harry S. Truman Elementary School is Wendy Cacioli.
“She is a very dedicated speech teacher who has worked in the district for over 15 years,” Truman Principal Amy Stueber stated. “Wendy is versatile in her considering and has a workforce method. She is devoted to her occupation and all the time advocates for what’s finest follow. She goes above and past in relation to the scholars studying.
“Wendy is well respected by her peers and colleagues. She creates home partnerships with her students’ families. She is a problem solver and a team player. Her responsibilities do not end at dismissal. She is also involved in many other activities. Her dedication to her students and colleagues is very apparent.”
The Educational Service Professional of the Year on the Woodrow Wilson Elementary School is Jodi Knoll.
“Jodi is our school nurse and who in America wouldn’t honor a school nurse at this particular time in our lives?” Wilson Principal Timothy Byrne stated. “For us, for Jodi, it’s very straightforward.
“At nights, weekends, holidays, Jodi was constant in terms of watching her emails, finding out who was sick, constantly advising in terms of what we needed to do and that was at the expense of her family, her husband, her boys, her greater family. It’s not about the self-affirmation, it’s the giving.”
The Educational Service Professional of the Year on the Sayreville Middle School (SMS) is Lori Kirschbaum.
“Ms. Kirschbaum has a way of making fellow staff members and her students feel appreciated,” SMS Vice Principal Greg Jegou stated. “She brings slightly sunshine into our constructing on daily basis. She’s been working with struggling math college students within the seventh and eighth grade as a tutorial support teacher.
“Middle school is a tough time and a lot of kids lose confidence when they don’t have that person to grab them to lure them in, to make them feel like they’re somebody and they have a voice. For Lori, she pushes into math lessons, challenging student groups to excel.”
The Educational Service Professional of the Year on the Sayreville War Memorial High School (SWMHS) is Jennifer Sauter.
“Ms. Sauter is a dedicated and valued member of the special education department,” SWMHS Principal Dale Rubino stated. “Ms. Sauter is always up for the challenge and wears a smile on her face every day. She is patient, kind and caring with our students.”
Rubino stated Sauter has been instrumental in creating apparel for applications.
“Students can be seen wearing her beautiful design aprons when working with the Bomber Brood Jobs program,” he stated. “Ms. Sorter even works beyond the school day assisting with our unified sports program. She goes above and beyond each and every day.”