Congratulations to Watchung’s Weston Award winners: Ms. Thorp and Ms. Piller!
Weston Awards Celebrate Creative and Inspiring Teachers
(Repost from Montclair Local)
The 2023 Judy Weston Awards for Inspired Teaching honored Montclair teachers Thursday, June 1, celebrating those who stand out as creative, talented, supportive, inspired and inspiring.
Josh and Judy Weston established the Judy and Josh Weston Awards for Excellence in Teaching in 1991, and they ran until 2016. The awards, now administered by the Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence, honor Judy Weston’s memory. She died in 2020.
Parents, guardians and students nominated teachers through written, video and audio submissions, and the selection committee met throughout May to review the more than 300 nominations. The nominees were evaluated in three core areas – teaching that facilitates impactful learning experiences, teaching that supports all students and teaching that creates a caring classroom culture. Read Full Story