Jeanine Ferrara resides in Little Ferry with her husband, Rob Ferrara, of 27 years and two children, Robert 24 and Lisa 18. After graduating from Iona College in 1988 with a Bachelor of Arts in Mathematics and a minor in Computer Science, she began her career in educational publishing with Prentice Hall in their secondary mathematics department. For the past 25 years, she’s worked at William H. Sadlier, Inc., a family owned K–12 educational publisher in New York City, where she is currently the Director of Product Management for Mathematics and Technology.
In an effort to bolster the Little Ferry school system and apply her extensive knowledge and experience in education, Jeanine ran for the Little Ferry Board of Education in 2012. Now in her second term, she’s served many roles on the Board including Chairperson of Security (2013), Vice President (2014), Chairperson of Technology (2014), Chairperson of Finance (2016), Borough Liaison (2016, 2017) and Chairperson of Finance/Facilities/Security/Building and Grounds (2017). Jeanine is also a member of the New Jersey School Board Legislative Committee (2016, 2017) and the Bergen County School Board Executive Committee (2017).
In addition, she is also an active member of the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) and the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE).