The Branford Education Hall of Fame was established in 1998 and for 20 years has recognized and honored Branford individuals or groups of individuals who have had a significant impact on education in Branford and beyond.  This year the Hall of Fame is again honored to announce its newest inductees. They include:

Patricia Dickinson, Special Education at Mary T. Murphy Elementary School

Sharon Dixon, Branford Elementary school teacher

Lillian M. Fike, Mary T. Murphy Kindergarten Teacher

Mildred Frumento, Walsh Intermediate School Special Education Teacher

Robin Brett Goeler, Walsh and Murphy Principal

David H.S. Gruendel, Social Studies Teacher, Branford High School & WIS

David W. Martens, PhD Prof. of Exercise Science, Southern Connecticut State University

​Maria M. Ogren, BHS English Teacher and Director of Fall Drama Productions

*Salvatore Pettinato, BHS English Teacher

Malaine A. Trecoske, Horticulturist​



These Inductees will be recognized for their outstanding contributions to education at a dinner in their honor on Thursday April 26th at Woodwinds Restaurant. Tickets must be ordered by April 12th. For information on ordering tickets please go to our website at www.branfordeducationhalloffame.  

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The HOF lost all credibility adding Robin Brett Goeler.
he was a disaster at WIS.
Who's next Peter Straus?


I agree with this guest. Wasn't Robin Goeler transferred b/c he was so ineffective??

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