During a school-wide assembly on December 22, 2017, Faber Elementary School Principal Gary Lubisco, Jr. presented Laurie Mann with the Teacher of the Year award.
Mann who has been teaching at Faber for twenty years, has been an active member of Dunellen Public Schools since her first day in the building, attending sporting events, graduations and other activities the students are involved in. According to Lubisco, “Mrs. Mann embodies what every teacher in Dunellen strives for. She is dedicated to the staff and students and cares for every member of the Dunellen Community. We are pleased that she is our Teacher of the Year.”