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Suzanne Stess

Lillian Drive Elementary School

email: sstess@hazlet.org

phone: (732) 787-2332

      Welcome back!            Earth

It's hard to believe that 2019-2020 is the start of my 33rd year teaching...Wow!!
I've had the pleasure of teaching 31 years in Hazlet! Prior to working in Hazlet, I taught in the private sector. 

I have a bachelor's degree with dual certification in Elementary Education K-8,
and Teacher of the Handicapped K-12, from Seton Hall University. I have earned a Master's degree in Behavioral Science from Kean University.

I absolutely love teaching and I have a love for learning! Believing is Achieving! All you have to do is to believe in yourself and all good things will come your way!

I was lucky enough to grow up in the great town of Hazlet, and to have graduated from Raritan High! Go ROCKETS! Hazlet was, and still is a wonderful little town where everyone knows each other. I have so many great memories of my childhood here. Although I don't live here anymore, my heart remains here...it will always be my "home."

These are a few of my favorite things:

Colors: green, turquoise, yellow
TV Shows: Grey's Anatomy, Big Bang Theory, Life in Pieces, This Is Us 

Movie: The Sound of Music
Food: Italian anything
Desserts: chocolate cream pie and cupcakes
Sport: baseball: New York Yankees
Animal: elephant
Sea Animals: manatees and sea horses
Season: Summer (love going to the beach) and Fall (love the colors of Autumn)
Children's books: The Giving Tree, Thank You, Mr. Falker, Love You Forever, The Napping House, and so many more...
Children's book author: Patricia Polacco
Disney characters: Pinocchio, Dopey, Cinderella
Song Artist: Bruce Springsteen, and so many others!