By CBS3 Staff

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — An English teacher in Haddonfield is receiving New Jersey’s highest honor for educators. Kimberly Dickstein has been named the state’s Teacher of the Year.

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Dickstein has worked for 11 years at Haddonfield Memorial High School.

She received both her bachelors and master’s degrees from Rutgers University.

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Her colleagues praised her dedication to students and her involvement in extracurricular activities.

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Dickstein will attend a national conference with other state’s Teachers of the Year.