Wednesday, April 10, 2013
Hillsborough High teacher Roberta Henry has 'talent for inspiring a love of learning'
Hillsborough High School teacher Roberta Henry, named the school district’s Teacher of the Year, was honored on Tuesday by the Township Committee. Henry, a township resident, has taught family and consumer science at the high school since 1996. She has also taught a class in independent living for special education students for the past 12 years. Her childcare class is now participating in the second phase of the school district’s one-to-one pilot computer program. Henry will now be considered, with teachers of the year from other districts, to be Somerset County Teacher of the Year. If she earns the county honor, she will be eligible to be considered as New Jersey Teacher of the Year. The township proclamation recognizes Henry for her …
Monday, February 25, 2013
High school teacher will now advance to county competition.
Hillsborough High School teacher Roberta Henry has been named the school district’s Teacher of the Year. Henry will now be considered, with teachers of the year from other districts, to be Somerset County Teacher of the Year. If she earns the county honor, she will be eligible to be considered as New Jersey Teacher of the Year. Henry, who teaches family and consumer science, has taught in the district since 1996, Superintendent of Schools Jorden Schiff said at Monday’s school board meeting. Henry runs the high school’s pre-school program and teaches independent living for special education students, the superintendent said. “She challenges them every day with new experiences,” Schiff said. Henry was also named Teacher of the Year at the …
Friday, May 11, 2012
We received great praise for high school staff member when we asked for your stories.
Friday, May 11, 2012
This week was National Teacher Appreciation Week. On Tuesday, we told you how you could tell the New Jersey Department of Education stories about your favorite teacher. We also invited you to tell us about a teacher who has made an impact in your life or the lives of your children. Dana Gordon took us up on the offer, sending a note about the great job Roberta Henry has done in the district. Henry, a family and consumer sciences teacher at Hillsborough High School, has made an impression on Gordon through her work with the department's preschool. "Without a doubt we love Mrs. Henry over at Hillsborough High School," Gordon said. "My son has been in the preschool there for three years." Gordon noted that the preschool program is unique, as…