About the NJ NBCT Network

We, the New Jersey National Board Certified Teacher Network, are a committed group of teacher-leaders who, in collaboration with like-minded stakeholders, passionately promote teacher leadership. We are dedicated to the advancement of quality teaching in New Jersey. As advocates for accomplished teaching, we support statewide educational initiatives that improve student learning in New Jersey and work to promote national board certification, through outreach, recruitment and candidate support throughout the garden state.

Who are we?

Cecilia Crespo, NBCT
Middle Child Generalist, Perth Amboy, NJ

Mike Fletcher, NBCT
Social Studies, Brick, NJ

Holly Gamble, NBCT
Exceptional Needs Specialist, Orange Township, NJ

Mary Ann Joseph, M.Ed/NBCT
Special Education Consultant

Michelle Lampinen, NBCT
English/Language Arts, Monmouth County Vocational School District, NJ

Elizabeth Morgan, NBCT
English/Language Arts, Gloucester Township, NJ

Sally Ruggiero, NBCT
Generalist/Early Childhood

Peggy Stewart, NBCT
Social Studies/History