2014 SOE Alumni Award Recipients: (from l to r) Monique Reilly, Karen Villa, Barry Ostrer, Hillary Desir, Laura Pena
On May 15, 2014, Manhattanville College's School of Education hosted their Alumni Awards in Reid Castle. The recipients of the Inspirational Recent Alumni Award were Hillary Desir (MAT '14), a special education teacher at PS 230 in the Bronx, and Laura Pena (MAT '13), a LOTE (Languages Other Than English) teacher at Bedford Central School District. The Valiant Educator Award winner was Karen Villa (MAT '10), a kindergarten teacher at Mount Carmel/Holy Rosary School. The recipient of the Innovative Teaching Award was Barry Ostrer (MAT '10), a 5th grade math specialist at Dwight-Englewood School in New Jersey. Finally, the winner of the Alumni Scholarship Award in Education was Monique Reilly (MPS '00, Ed.D. '13), a 4th grade teacher in the White Plains School District. Congratulations to all the winners!