I am beyond humbled and honored to have been chosen as the LMDS teacher of the year. It truly is a blessing to work alongside the most phenomenal and talented teachers, paraprofessionals, staff members, and administrators in New Jersey. I will forever be thankful for this moment and appreciate being recognized by my incredible colleagues, who all inspire me every day with their guidance, wisdom, and support. To my wonderful families over the years, thank you for your dedication and kindness! To all of my students, you mean the world to me and watching you grow over time is the most beautiful gift I could receive as a teacher. It’s your little hearts and brilliant minds that motivate me to ensure that all of your goals and dreams come true. LMDS is a remarkable school to belong to and I will forever be grateful for this recognition. From the bottom of my heart, thank you.