Hope School would like to recognize Mrs. Tonya Sisto as 0ur Teacher of the Year, (Governor’s Teacher/Educational Professional) for 2011-12 .
Mrs. Tonya Sisto joined our faculty at Hope School in September of 2006 serving as our general education Preschool teacher and extended day Kindergarten teacher, later becoming our full day Kindergarten teacher in 2007. Mrs. Sisto enhanced her instructional program to meet full day session and the NJCCCS. Mrs. Sisto provides a nurturing and caring environment for your young learners.Recognized by her peers for her instructional techniques, classroom climate, genuine rapport with students and promotion of her students’ self–esteem, Mrs. Sisto’s enthusiasm and positive approach with her students empower them to take risks and learn new skills. She exhibits a unique ability to give students what they need to succeed – be it praise, consolation or firm direction. Her students genuinely love her and work hard to improve their developing skills. Parents view her as an attentive and excellent communicator who frequently reaches out to foster their support as an educational partner and regularly keeps them updated on their child’s progress.
Mrs. Sisto is deservedly recognized by the Hope School Community for the Governor’s Recognition Program as Teacher of the Year. She is bestowed this award for her dedication, support and instruction for her students and the admiration and earned respect of parents, her colleagues, support staff, and administration.