• The Wappingers Central School District aims for educational excellence each and every day.
    We applaud our staff's efforts to help all students to learn, to achieve, and to reach their full potential.
    Often, our dedicated and talented educators are recognized for their exemplary work by outside organizations.  We are proud to share the good news.


    2019 New York State English Council, Educator of Excellence
    Janine Sloth, Kinry Road Elementary School, Wappingers Central School District

    Congratulations to Janine Sloth on being named an Educator of Excellence by the New York State English Council, for her commitment to literacy and her excellence in teaching English Language Arts. 

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    2018 NYSCATE Lee Bryant Outstanding Teacher of the Year Award
    Andrew Nikola, Wappingers Central School District, Hopewell Junction, NY

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    2019 NYSCATE Outstanding Technology Leader Award
    Art Schouten, Wappingers Central School District, Hopewell Junction, NY

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    BTANYS Business Department of the Year Award!
    The Business Education Department of Wappingers Central School District (Roy C. Ketcham High School and John Jay High School) has been selected for the Department of the Year Award 2018-19 from the Business Teachers Association of New York State (BTANYS). 

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    W!SE MoneyPower 2018 Financial Education Leadership Award
    Recognizing 10 Years as a Gold Star Teacher
    Ronald Remick, Roy C. Ketcham High School, Wappingers Falls, NY

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    New York State Association of Teachers of Art, 2017-2018 Art Teacher of the Year
    Robert Wood, Roy C. Ketcham High School, Wappingers Falls, NY

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     Latinos Unidos of the Hudson Valley, Latinos Unidos de Hoy Community Award
    Jose Carrion,
    Superintendent of Schools, Wappingers Central School District

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     National Council of Teachers of English, 2018 High School Teacher of Excellence Award
    Marilyn Norton,
    Roy C. Ketcham High School, Wappingers Falls, NY

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    New York State English Council, 2018 Educator of Excellence
    Christine Zandstra,
    Roy C. Ketcham High School, Wappingers Falls, NY

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    New York State English Council, 2018 Educator of Excellence
    Nancy Longenberger,
    James S. Evans Elementary School, Wappingers Falls, NY

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