Kean University Alumna Named State of New Jersey Educator of the Year

December 22, 2022

Mr. Hiltwein

The Kean University Foundation congratulates Christine Girtain ’05 on being named the 2022-23 New Jersey State Teacher of the Year. Christine earned a master’s degree in earth science instruction and curriculum from Kean University. She is currently a science teacher and director of authentic science research at Toms River High Schools North and South, where she has been teaching for 28 years.

The Foundation is always thrilled to learn of the professional successes achieved by our Kean alumni and wishes Christine all the best as she continues to climb higher in her career – way to go!