This sign language teacher is N.J.'s Teacher of The Year

TRENTON — New Jersey’s 2017 Teacher of the Year is an American Sign Language teacher who has inspired hearing children to fall in love with sign language.

Amy Andersen, a teacher at Ocean City High School, was honored with the award at Wednesday’s state Board of Education meeting. She was selected from 21 county winners and will receive a six-month paid sabbatical to serve as a liaison between the teaching community and the state Department of Education.

“Amy’s passion for her students and the deaf community is a great example for us all to follow,” said Frank Butterick, …read more

Source: Cape May

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