Marguerite Robles was recently named Maurice W. Downing Primary School’s PTA Teacher of the Year.
was honored with the award at the annual Ladies Night Out fundraiser in
March and was chosen based upon her commitment to the students and
community of Malverne over the last 22 years.
early childhood educator for more than 35 years, Robles earned her
Bachelor of Arts and master’s degree in early childhood education from
Queens College. In addition to being a teacher in Malverne, she is also a
resident with two students who are accomplished alumni of the high
her time here, Robles has held many leadership positions and is
currently serving as vice president of Central Council PTA, vice
president of the Malverne Scholarship Committee, first-grade Fundations
coach, student council adviser, team captain of Relay for Life and a
parent member of the district’s Committee on Special Education.
was also one of the first directors of the Malverne Afterschool Center
and is an executive board member of the Malverne Teachers’ Association.
the years, Robles has also received the Malverne Afterschool Center
Director’s Award, designation as the New York State Lottery Educator of
the Month, the Lynbrook Elks Teacher of the Year award and the Dowling
College/News 12 Educator of the Week award.