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Fisher Middle School Announce 2019 Educator of the Year: Ms. Cheryl Bomba



The Ewing Public Schools Announce 2019 Educators of the Year


The Ewing Public Schools is proud to announce the district recipients of the 2019 Governor’s Teacher and Educational Professionals Recognition Program awards.


The Governor’s Teacher and Educational Professionals Recognition Program was developed in 1985 for the purpose of recognizing and honoring teachers and educational professionals who exhibit outstanding performance. The motivation for this program is based on the premise that teaching excellence is one of the most significant factors impacting student achievement and the quality of public schools.


Fisher Middle School’s Governor's Educator of the Year is Ms. Cheryl Bomba.


Ms. Bomba




Ms. Bomba has been teaching individuals with autism and developmental disabilities for the past 33 years. Ms. Bomba received her undergraduate degree from Rutgers University and her Masters of Arts in Teaching from Trenton State College.


Ms. Bomba has also been an adjunct instructor in the Department of Psychology at Rider University for the past 10 years, teaching courses relating to autism and developmental disabilities to both graduates and undergraduates. She is a member the Phi Beta Kappa and Kappa Delta Pi honor societies. This is the second time she has been selected as her school's Educator of the Year, the first time being in 2000.  


Ms. Bomba is an outstanding educator who brings a vast experience base in working with special needs students. Ms. Bomba first connected with The Ewing Public Schools as a presenter providing in-service training to staff and parents. The following year, in 2008, she joined us as a teacher in the Autism Program, in which she has been tremendously successful at both Antheil Elementary School and Fisher Middle School.  


“Ms. Bomba is a life-long learner who is constantly looking for ways to improve her teaching craft; she consistently supports our students both in school and in extra-curricular activities,” FMS Principal Maggy Hanna commented.  “Fisher Middle School is proud to have someone with such experience and expertise working with our students.” ​


The Board and school district will honor the Educators of the Year at a ceremony in May.  Afterwards, the educators will travel to ETS in Princeton for a recognition reception with their fellow county Educator of the Year honorees.