Stay tuned…maybe you’ll see someone you know!

KidsFilmClapperStay tuned in February…Maybe you’ll see someone you know! Classroom Close-up, NJ is a half-hour television program that features innovative projects in New Jersey public schools. The 14-time Emmy® award-winning show is in its 22nd season and airs on NJTV every Sunday at 7:30 a.m., 12:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.; Wednesdays at 11:30 p.m.; and Saturdays at 5:30 a.m. The show is the only half-hour program in the country devoted to featuring the positive things happening in public schools. For their next season, they chose the Westfield Public Schools! Production started in October with Westfield High School highlighting the Digital Learning Center led by Adam Pizzi. Then Classroom Close-up moved on to Tamaques Elementary School where it showed first graders using iPads in a mathematics lesson.

Classroom Close-up in Westfield will air on Sunday, Feb. 14, 2016 and March 20, 2016, at 7:30 am, 12:30 pm, and 7:30 pm on: Verizon channel 23; Cablevision channel 8; Comcast channel 23; and Time Warner channel 23.

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Author: Heather Zachariah

Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."


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