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School and Faculty Awards


2011-2012 EPIC Award for Driving Dramatic Student Achievement

In 2012, Pride Academy was selected as an EPIC Award winner for Driving Dramatic Student Achievement Gains. Pride Academy faculty members received the award from the national New Leaders organization in recognition of the school's impact on student achievement and to assist the school in sharing information about their practices with other schools. Read more...

2011-2012 NJ Charter School Teacher of the Year - Mr Dunn

Mr Dunn at the 2012 Charter School Conference

Mr. Charlie Dunn, our eigth grade Language Arts Teacher, was selected as 2011-2012 New Jersey Charter School Teacher of the Year. Mr. Dunn was presented with his award at the Annual NJCSA Conference in Atlantic City. This was an excellent tribute to Mr. Dunn and the strong professional learning community that we continue to build here at Pride Academy. Read more...

2010-2011 NJ Charter School Administrator of the Year - Mrs Thomas

Mrs Thomas Awarded Charter School Administrator of the year.

Pride Academy principal and co-founder, Mrs Thomas, received an award for New Jersey Charter School Administrator of the Year at the New Jersey Charter Schools Association (NJCSA) Annual Conference in Princeton on April 8th, 2011. Mrs Thomas accepted the award "on behalf of our whole school community, our parents and our staff."
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2010-2011 Governor's Teacher Recognition Award - Ms Dailey

Ms Dailey receives Governor's Teacher Recognition Award.

Ms Aimee Dailey, our 5th & 6th grade social studies teacher, received a Governor's Teacher Recognition Award in 2011 for her "demonstration of excellence as a teacher by creating an environment that improves students' academic opportunities, workforce preparedness, and overall quality of life."
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2009-2010 NJ Charter School Teacher of the Year - Ms Cenac

Ms Cenac at the 2010 Charter School Conference

Ms. Jodie Cenac, our Dean of Academics, 7rh/8th grade Science Teacher, and co-founder, was selected as 2009-2010 New Jersey Charter School Teacher of the Year. Ms. Cenac was presented with her award at the Annual NJCSA Conference Gala in Long Branch, NJ. This was an excellent tribute to Ms. Cenac and during the award ceremony, Ms Cenac gave an inspiring acceptance speech that showcased her admiration and love for our Pride Family of students, parents, and staff. Read more...