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Ms. Helm is JTDS Teacher of the Year!

It is such an honor to receive teacher of the year. I am completely humbled by this acknowledgement. I have wanted to be a teacher as far back as I can remember. It has always been a dream of mine to work with children. I am proud to be a teacher of the Barnegat Township School District as well as an alumni of the Cecil S. Collins School, and Brackman Middle School. I have fond memories of the wonderful teachers that I looked up to during those years. I love coming to work each day and making the kids smile and to see their excitement to learn. Their enthusiasm is so rewarding and it truly makes me appreciate what I do each day. I am always thinking about the kids and what I can do to make them as successful as they can be. I am very fortunate to have wonderful colleagues and administrators that I get to work with each day. It truly takes a village and I am grateful for all the support of our school community. My wish is to continue to make a difference and inspire young minds.