Celebrate the Winners of the 2021 Educators Hall of Fame:
Salem State Alumni Award
Gabrielle Montevecchi '99, '07G, '13G - Principal, Hannah Elementary School, Beverly, MA
Dorothy Foley '48 Northeast Region Educator Award:
Rose M. Colannino DeLuca '73, '03G - Adjunct Faculty Program Supervisor, Graduate Division, Salem State University
Dr. Edna Mauriello '44 Lifetime Achievement Award:
Adam Deleidi '98, '03G - Assistant Superintendent, Chelsea Public Schools, Chelsea, MA
Educators Hall of Fame History and Information:
Established in 2013, the mission of the
Salem State University Northeast Regional Educators Hall of Fame is to honor and recognize exemplary leaders, past and present, in the field of education for their dedication, contributions and service to their profession.
This program serves as a record and inspiration for the next generation of educators. This event is sponsored by the
Friends of the School of Education alumni group.
Along with honoring extraordinary educators, the Salem State University Northeast Regional Educators Hall of Fame program enhances the University’s presence in the Commonwealth as a flagship institution that values the work, dedication and commitment of those individuals who are education leaders.
Additionally, the Hall of Fame provides avenues for outreach in communities and schools, as well as encourages interaction and participation among those in the education field.
Awards for Consideration:
Dr. Edna Mauriello ’44 Lifetime Achievement Award Criteria: 20+ years in the field of education; promotion of mission through work in education in any capacity. Demonstrated leadership and made significant contributions to their respective school district, college/university or organization of sustained work for an educational cause.
Rising Star Award Criteria: 3-10 years as an educator; promotion of mission through work in education in any capacity. Demonstrated early evidence of significant contributions to respective school district, college/university or organization.
Salem State Alumni Award Criteria: graduate of Salem State University (undergraduate or graduate degree); exemplar of their alma mater demonstrating the best practices of Salem State University.
Dorothy Foley '48 Northeast Region Educator Award Criteria: promotion of mission through work in education in any capacity within the Northeast Region; demonstrated leadership and made significant contributions to their respective school district, college/university or organization.
: 2019 class of inductees (from L to R)
Stephanie Morey-Barry '12, Kathleen Milligan, Paul Thomas Rabchenuk, JD, Linda Connell '83, '89G
Learn more about the criteria and nominate a deserving educator today!