Support Person of the Year 2015

Eileen Safar

Kindergarten Aide - Rm. 104


What is the name of your elementary school?

         Lafayette Estates School # 25, Fords NJ

Who was your favorite teacher and why?

        Mr. Newberger - 4th grade - he was kind and caring.  He helped me with self-    esteem and to stand up for myself. 

What do you like most about Knollwood School?

        The staff, they are wonderful and helpful.  I've developed strong relationships with many.

What do you like most about your job?

        The children - helping them, teaching them, and making a difference in their lives.

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

Most of all I like spending time with my 2 children, I aso like baking and cooking.

What is the best advice you can give young people?

Take pride in what you do and never give up!

What is your favorite book?

         The Napping House by Audrey & Don Woods. I read that book everyday to my children. 

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

         Helen Keller. After losing her sight and hearing she became an activist for others. She had a lot of strength and courage.

What is your favorite meal?

         Homemade crab cakes with Sriracha sauce.

What is your favorite vacation?

         Two years ago I went to Arizona and Nevada.  The Grand Canyon was an amazing site,  Beatty, Nevada was a small old-fashioned town, OK Coral and the Tombstone District, I saw the re-enactment of a shoot out and going 400 ft underground to see Good Enough Siver Mine.