Troops to Teachers Showcase

Congratulations!

Bullet To Mr. Kane Swaney for receiving a standard certification in the state of Delaware through the state’s ART-C program, Spring 2012.  Mr. Swaney received high accolades during his time in the program and has been recognized for his strong will, determination and passion within the teaching profession.   The Troops to Teachers program and the State of Delaware wish you great success, Kane!

Bullet To Mr. Dave Parsons, a middle school science teacher in Winslow Township, New Jersey, who has been highlighted in the MilitaryTimes.com newspaper.  Click on the below link to read more about his experience obtaining teacher certification in the state of New Jersey.  http://www.militarytimes.com/careers/
second_careers/military_start_teaching_070208/

Bullet To Mr. Douglas Straeter for receiving the Teacher of the Year award for the 2007-2008 school year, in his school, Charles Street Elementary, Palmyra, New Jersey. Mr. Straeter is currently an elementary teacher.

Bullet  To Mr. Al Jackson for receiving the Teacher of the Year award for the 2006-2007 school year, in his school, “Wilbur Watts Intermediate” in Burlington, NJ.  In addition to being a 6th grade science teacher, Mr. Jackson is also a mentor in the Troops to Teachers program.

Bullet  To Mr. Walter Jackson for receiving the Teacher of the Year award for the 2006-2007 school year, in his school, “Isaiah Haines Elementary" in Browns Mills, NJ.  Mr. Jackson is currently teaching 5th grade.

Awards

Congratulations to the following Troops to Teachers participants, who have received recognition awards for 5 years or more of teaching service:

Bullet Point Mr. Steven Bannat, Pope John XXIII High School, Sparta, NJ
Bullet Point Mr. Tory Bunn, East Orange High School, East Orange, NJ
Bullet Point Mr. Don Dixon, Stokes School, Trenton, NJ
Bullet Point Mr. Robert Edelschein, Willingboro Memorial School, Willingboro, NJ
Bullet Point Mr. Al Jackson, Wilbur Watts Elementary School, Burlington, NJ
Bullet Point Mr. Ruben Matos, Landis Intermediate School, Vineland, NJ
Bullet Point Mr. Michael Pettola, Joyce Kilmer School, Trenton, NJ
Bullet Point Mr. Thomas Sellner, Fred W. Martin School, Jersey City, NJ
Bullet Point Mr. Ronald Siebach, Milford High School, Milford, DE
Bullet Point Mr. Douglas Straeter, Charles Street School, Palmyra, NJ
Bullet Point Mr. James Weiss, Trenton Central High School, Trenton, NJ
Bullet Point Ms. Hilda Williams, Hillsborough Middle School, Neshanic, NJ

News

BulletTroops to Teachers Making a Difference The Today Show, Feb. 21, 2013

Bullet From Troops to Teachers:  Veterans Find Success in the Classroom, ABC Action News,  Dec. 9, 2010

Bullet Troops Help Military Lead in Classroom, Department of Military and Veteran Affairs, July 8, 2010

Bullet Troops Finding New Service as Teachers, New York Times, 12/5/09

Bullet Outreach at McGuire AFB, New Jersey, Education Office Newsletter, 11/25/08