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Professional Development

WORKING TASK FORCE
MENTORING PROJECT

The Mentoring Task Force is an advisory group established to provide input to the Commissioner of Education on the development of standards-based toolkit that will support districts, local professional development committees, local boards of education, county superintendents, and mentor training providers to develop research-based induction and mentoring programs which assist mentors in facilitating the novice teacher’s understanding of the teaching and learning process.

Task Force Member

Title

 

Affiliation

       
Johnette Lynn Bennett Teacher Coordinator Professional Teaching Standards Board North Warren Regional High School
Linda Beyea Assistant Superintendent   Flemington-Raritan Regional
Deborah Conway Director of Professional Development   New Jersey Education Association
Diane Cummins English Teacher Teacher of the Year Department of Education – Southern Regional Office
Genny DiTrani Teacher Education Association President Dumont High School
Maribeth Edmunds Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent   South Brunswick School District
Eileen Gilbert Teacher Local Professional Development Committee Montclair School District
April Gonzalez Teacher Mentor Trainer South Brunswick School District
Delores Harvey Teacher Education Association President Jackson School District
Sue McDowell Teacher Mentor Coordinator
County Professional Development Board
Toms River School District
Michael Nitti Human Resources Director   Jackson School District
Violet Dee Dee Michell Mentoring and Induction Coordinator   Plainfield School District (Abbott)
Ronni Reed Staff Development Leader President, NJ Staff Development Council Monmouth County Vocational School District
Lois Rotella Assistant Superintendent   Woodbridge School District
Sharon Sherman, Ed.D. Dean of Education   The College of New Jersey
Meredith Stone, Ed.D. Learning and Evaluation Consultant TQE Evaluator The College of New Jersey
Donna Stump Supervisor of Instruction   Brick Township Schools
Wendi Webster O’Dell, Ed.D. Education Specialist – Parent Involvement   Governor’s Task Force on Parent Involvement
Linda Wheeler Teacher Association President Toms River School District
Eileen Aviss-Spedding

 

Manager, Professional Development Office of Academic and Professional Standards Department of Education
Judy Cifone Manager Office of Licensure and Credentials Department of Education
William Freeman Coordinator, CSPD Special Education Department of Education
Lavinia Kumar, Ed.D.

 

Manager NJ PEP Department of Education
Ray Levy Coordinator, Administrative Training Office of Licensure and Credentials Department of Education
Jan Niedermaier Coordinator, Professional Development Office of Academic and Professional Development Department of Education
Lois Terlecki Education Program Development Specialist Office of Higher Education Department of Education
Roberta Whole Manager Special Education Department of Education
*Richard Ten Eyck Assistant Commissioner Educational Programs and Assessment Department of Education
*Jay Doolan, Ed.D. Director Office of Academic and Professional Standards Department of Education
* Victoria Duff Mentor Training Coordinator, Project Coordinator Office of Academic and Professional Standards Department of Education
*Linda Munger, Ed.D. Facilitator and Consultant to Project   National Staff Development Council