•  Jaime Maffei  Congratulations to Ms. Jaime Maffei, 6th grade math teacher at East Norriton Middle School, who was selected as a MCIU finalist for the Voices of Inspiration Award for Teaching Excellence sponsored by Freedom Credit Union and the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit. The Voices of Inspiration program honors exceptional teachers, support staff, and specialists who show an extraordinary dedication to young people, while exhibiting the qualities that represent truly inspirational educators. More than 600 nominations weres submitted by students, parents, co-workers, administrators, and school employees.

    Ms. Maffei says she is inspired by the words of educator Elaine Collins, who said,“We’re here to help children succeed. It’s that simple.” One parent says that Ms. Maffei embodies the word “outstanding,” describing her as “patient, kind,enthusiastic, and engaging with the students” and explaining that in her son, Ms. Maffei cultivated “a more responsible student...who is excited about math and wants to learn more as well as apply it to other subjects.”

    Ms. Maffei participates in Students In Free Enterprise (SIFE),a collaborative program with Eastern University where the college students come to the middle school and work with the children to promote social entrepreneurship and teach the importance of giving back to the community.
     
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    Mrs. Jamie Maffei shines as she sits among the best teachers in all of Montgomery County! (front row, far left)
    Thank you for your dedication to the students of the Norristown Area School District.