Safari named Teacher Of The Year
Argine Safari, a music teacher at Pascack Valley High School, was named New Jersey’s 2016 Teacher of the Year, an honor bestowed by the state. The 47-year-old Fort Lee for more than resident has taught at her school and came to America a decade. She grew up in Armenia her way to a career in in 1994, eventually finding other jobs. She was partly education after working some Brooklyn Youth Chorus inspired by working with the lost her father in the 9/11 and helping a student, who had process for the famed attacks, prepare for the admissions and Performing Arts LaGuardia High School of Music performing experiences in New York City. “None of my when I learned about her compared to the feeling I had “I knew I had to turn my The Record. success,” she told of teaching.” She has been passion for music into a career traveling around the spending a six-month sabbatical behalf of the New Jersey state making presentations on Department of Education.