Teacher of the Year 2011

Teacher of the Year 2011:  Mrs. Danielle Ambrosio
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We are proud to announce Knollwood School's 2011 Teacher of the Year: Mrs. Danielle Ambrosio. A more caring, compassionate and talented teacher, you will not find anywhere.  The students and staff of Knollwood feel very fortunate to have Mrs. Ambrosio on our side. 

Read an interview we had with Mrs. Ambrosio below:
 

Question: Where and when were you born?

I was born in Englewood,New Jersey, October 26th.

 

Q: What is the name of your elementary school?

I went to Taylor Mills School in Manalapan, New Jersey.

 

Q: Who was your favorite teacher and why?

My favorite teacher was my 3rd grade teacher, Mrs. Magnifico.  I remember all the wonderful things we did in her class. I will always remember learning about the Solar System. To this day I still love Science!

 

Q: What do you like most about Knollwood School?

What I like most about Knollwood School are the friendly faces and family feeling we share here. This is my home away from home!

 

Q: What do you like most about your job? 

I love coming to school everyday knowing that it will be a new adventure...and I have 25 kids to share that with!

 

Q: What is your favorite color?

My favorite color is purple.

 

Q: What is your favorite thing to do in your spare time?

I love to spend as much time with my family as I can.  I enjoy baking, going to the park, and playing outside with my kids.

 

Q: What is the best advice you can give young people?

Believe in yourself and never give up...dreams really do come true!

 

Q: What is your favorite book?

I don't think I have a favorite book but I have a favorite genre….I love a good mystery.

 

Q:  If you could meet anyone in history, who would it be? 

If I could meet anyone in history it would have to be Ben Franklin because he was such an important figure in American history. He was an inventor, founding father, a statesman…we learned so much about him in 3rd grade and I have many questions to ask him.

 

Q: What is your favorite meal?

Well, I have a lot of favorites when it comes to food. However, if I had to choose one favorite, it would have to be Chicken Parmesan smothered in cheese, with a side of spaghetti.

 

Q: What is your favorite vacation?

I love Disney World...I would go every year if I could…it's such a magical place.  I can't wait to bring my kids back soon!

 

Q: Do you have anything else you’d like to say? 

Thank you so much to everyone for your support. I truly love what I do!