Valerie Gargus

NJ Festival Director/Membership Advisor

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NJ Festival Director/Membership Advisor
Silver Member


Retired theatre teacher from Northern Burlington County Regional School District, Columbus, NJ. Member of the State Board of Directors for NJ Thespians, in charge of registration and scheduling for the NJ festival. 1999 NJ Thespians Director of the Year, 2002 recipient of NJ Board of Education Best Practice Award for her Directing a Play course, 2008 recipient of NJ Governor's Award in the Arts for Outstanding Speech & Theatre Teacher, 2015 Northern Burlington County RHS Educator of the Year, 2019 inducted to the NJ Thespians Hall of Fame, 2021 inducted into the Educational Theatre Association Hall of Fame.


Montclair University
Montclair, New Jersey, United States
M.A., 1979
Teaching Speech & Theatre
1977 To 1979