Welcome to 1st Grade!   

Contact Info:

Angela Ryder

Lillian Drive Elementary School

Room K-1

Email: aryder@hazlet.org

Phone: 732-787-2332

Twitter: AngelaRyder @ARyderGr1


Hi! I'm Mrs. Ryder.  Here is a little bit about me ...I grew up in Hazlet. I attended Sycamore Drive and Beers Street School. I am also a Raritan High School graduate.  I received a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education from Montclair State University with a K-8 standard certification. I also received a certification for Part 1 of the Associate Level Literacy Training from the Orton-Gillingham Academy.  

I began my teaching career in the Manalapan-Englishtown School District.  I taught 2nd and 3rd grade. After seven years of teaching, I had twin boys and my daughter shortly after them.  I took some time off from teaching to help raise my three children. Once they had started school, I wanted to get right back into the classroom again. I began subbing for the Hazlet School District.  I was fortunate and honored to be offered a teaching position in the town I love and live in. I have been the Title 1 Intervention teacher at Middle Road School and Lillian Drive School for the past 4 years.  I have taught students in 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th grade.   

This year, I am beginning a new journey as a 1st grade teacher. I am really excited and looking forward to having my own class again!  It is going to be a great year for all of us!  

I am looking forward to providing your child with a positive learning experience and making wonderful memories together.  Please feel free to contact me at any time with any questions or concerns. =)

Here are a few of my favorite things:

 I love: coffee, tea, cannoli cream, chocolate, beach, broadway shows

Food:  italian food, and ALL seafood

Movies: Rocky, Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Mary Poppins

Sports:  New York Yankees, New York Giants 

Color:  Purple

Flower: Sunflowers and hydrangeas

Season: Summer 

Holiday: Christmas

Music: I'm an 80s fan! 

Books: The Giving Tree, Love you Forever, Thank you Mr. Falker

Hobbies:  cooking, baking, reading







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