Posted Wednesday, July 22nd, 2020
Representing Chester Township and Washington Township
The Morris County Board of Freeholders is announcing the appointments of two county school board members for County C0llege of Morris and the Morris County Vocational School District, both of which are top ranked in the state and nation.
The freeholders unanimously chose Lauren Inganamort of Chester Township for a three-year term on the CCM Board of Trustees, and Hanna Roth Starr of Washington Township to two years of an unexpired four-year term on the Vocational School District Board of Education.
Both are volunteer posts, with no salary.
“These women are terrific additions to their respective county boards,” said Morris County Freeholder John Krickus. “They share a wealth of business and education experience, and community involvement that will help guide our top-ranked county educational instituions, which are gems of Morris County. We are excited to have these women join our county team.”
Hanna Roth Starr, a graduate of Purdue University, has worked as an admissions advisor at Rutgers University and as program coordinator at Wentworth Institute of Technology, a private, technical design and engineering university in Boston. She is a current member of the Executive Board of the Long Valley Junior Women’s Club in Washington Township.
Lauren Inganamort is a graduate of Dartmouth College’s Thayer School of Engineering and Tuck Schools of Business. She has a wealth of business experience in her professional career, including as global compliance manager and senior analyst at Tiffany & Co., and as financial forecaster at DC Energy. She currently is a member of the Educational Foundation of the Chesters and has an expressed “passion” to increase representation of women in STEM careers.
‘There are exceptional candidates whose backgrounds and dedication to their respective communities should further enhance the already excellent governing boards that guide our county schools,” said Freeholder Director Deborah Smith. “We also are glad to bring some more women to our boards to serve as role models for young ladies across our county.”
CCM has been meeting educational and training needs of residents and businesses in Morris County for 50 years. Founded in 1965, the Randolph-based college opened in 1968, with a first class consisting of 592 full-time and 703 part-time students. CCM now graduates more than 1,000 students each year.
The college offers more than 45 associate degree programs and a full slate of certificate and workforce development programs. It holds more than 200 transfer agreements and its graduates annually transfer to the state’s and nation’s best four-year institutions.
CCM is highly rated in the state and nation. PayScale named it THE number one college in New Jersey for three consecutive year for associate degree holders who earn the highest salaries in the state. It also was named in the top dozen community colleges in the nation by Washington Monthly magazine, among other honors.
For more information on CCM, visit: http://www.ccm.edu/aboutCCM/Trustees
The Morris County Vocational School District offers full-time career academy programs, high school share-time career and technical education programs, and adult continuing education. The Morris County School of Techniology has been ranked among the top two dozen schools in New Jersey and among the best in the nation.
Adademy Programs: Full time, comprehensive high school programs (9th-12th). Most are located at the Denville campus and comprise the full-time Morris County School of Technology. Additional Academy programs exist in partner school districts Each has a focused four-year curriculum in respective career areas.
Share-Time Career and Technical Education: Half-day, specialized training as part of a student’s junior and senior year high school program. Most are located at the Denville campus. Additional share time CTE programs exist in partner schools such as County College of Morris and Pequannock High School. Each share time CTE program has a focused two-year curriculum in respective career areas.
Adult Continuing Education: Offers programs for persons interested in enhancing their career skills or moving in a new career direction. Includes part-time courses in many trades, including apprenticeship classes and programs that lead to national certifications and licensing.