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Jefferson Schools Celebrates its Paras


Jefferson Schools Celebrates its Paras

Group photo of Jefferson School's paraprofessionals  

ROXBURY, NJ (November 30, 2018) – Staff at Jefferson Elementary School in Roxbury Township held a very special breakfast on November 14th to celebrate its amazing paraprofessionals.

Amy Gallagher, the Director of Special Services attended the breakfast and remarked about the essential role paraprofessionals play in the success of students and their importance to the entire district. 

Jefferson Principal Melissa Cosgrove added “The paras are the unsung heroes that make our school’s work. As we move forward in this wonderful school year as a community, we should all take the time to recognize the true gift paras are to our schools.” 

PHOTO ATTACHED (courtesy of Jefferson School)


For more information, contact: Roxbury Community School/Community Relations Coordinator Ann Rhodes at or 973-584-7699.



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