Mrs. Hoogendoorn has been teaching in the Franklin Lakes School District since 2002.  Mrs. Hoogendoorn received her B.S. in Psychology, went on to receive her degree in Elementary Education, and earned her M.Ed in Early Education, all from William Paterson University. Currently she is working towards her Masters In Administrative from Ramapo College of New Jersey.  Before completing her elementary education degree, Mrs. Hoogendoorn worked with learners of many ages from preschoolers to middle school aged children. Through her experience, she realized how much she enjoys being around children and the learning process. Mrs. Hoogendoorn is married and has two boys. She has lived in Bergen County all of her life. When she can, she enjoys traveling, reading and spending time with her husband and two boys.  

The educational philosophy in first grade is to foster a love of learning that will last a lifetime.