Two teachers standing in front of bookcases with "Warren Point Posititivty Center"

Warren Point is THRILLED to congratulate our 2023-2024 Governor Educators of the Year!!

Mrs. Laura Clark

Mrs. Clark is a second grade teacher who has been teaching at Warren Point for seven years. She is recognized for cultivating a nurturing, creative classroom environment that allows all students to succeed and achieve success. She is an advisor to our school newspaper, The Elementary Eagle and co-founder of the Kindness Club. Mrs. Clark has also spearheaded many community fundraisers at WP, such as a sock drive for the homeless. She is currently pursuing a doctorate in education at MSU. Her colleagues describe her as, “The type of teacher that makes everyone feel welcome. She makes you want to be the best teacher and person you can be.”

Ms. Sue Payne

Ms. Payne has been at WP for the past three years as a paraprofessional. She has been in the district for over ten years. Sue is recognized for her compassion, creativity, empathy and intelligence. She is an active member of not only the Warren Point community, but the Fair Lawn Community as well, serving on the board of the Fair Lawn Athletic Club. Her colleagues say, “she has the knowledge of a veteran teacher and is able to think on her feet and implement effective strategies at a moment's notice. She always finds the strengths of those she is around and works to build their confidence.”