About Me


Mrs. Raphael is a graduate of the University of Hartford. In 2009, she received her Master's Degree in Elementary Reading and Literacy. Mrs. Raphael has also completed an additional 30 credits in Early Childhood Education courses. Mrs. Raphael began teaching in Franklin Lakes in 1996. Before teaching kindergarten at CRS, she taught kindergarten at HMR for 8 years. Mrs. Raphael was named Colonial Road School's Teacher of the year in 2012.

Teaching Philosophy

The educational philosophy is

to foster a love of learning that will last a lifetime.