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  • Ms. Hanselman has been an educator in New Jersey for 28 years, spending the past 24  in the Berkeley Heights School District as both an elementary classroom teacher and art teacher. She was named "Educator of the Year" in 2001 for Mountain Park School and again in 2021 for Thomas P. Hughes School. 

    A proud alumna of the College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown, N.J. and graduate student of The College of New Jersey, " Ms.H." (along with her sidekick, "Splatter,") enjoys connecting her students' amazing imaginations to culture, nature, performing, history, literature, science, mathematics, music, and problem-solving through the creative process.

    Every September is an exciting adventure - especially when seeing how artists Grades 3-5 spent their vacations with their imaginations! 

    Splatter  & I Can't Wait to See You in Class! 


    Students may receive the following overall grade each trimester related to varied units or techniques.

    (E) Emerging 

    (D) Developing

    (S) Secure



  • Ms. Hanselman teaches at both Mountain Park & Thomas P. Hughes Elementary Schools.