Educators Hall of Fame

The East Longmeadow Public Schools Educators Hall of Fame, which began in 2004, honors outstanding faculty, administrators, coaches, and support staff who have served in the East Longmeadow Public Schools (ELPS) system. Here are the inductees who served us during 1st through 12th grades, with the roles they played and their years in the ELPS system.
Mr. Robert Camp
ELHS guidance counselor
In ELPS system from 1959-1996
Mrs. Margaret Corliss
ELHS and Birchland Park Jr. High School vocal music teacher
  In ELPS system from 1960-1983
Mr. Angelo Correale
Assistant Principal, Birchland Park Elementary and Jr. High School
In ELPS system from 1962-1989
Mr. Robert Dobias
ELHS Director of Athletics and varsity football coach
In ELPS system from 1969-1983
Mrs. Jean Finnegan
Birchland Park Jr. High School math teacher
In ELPS system from 1959-1999
Mr. Richard Francis
Birchland Park Elementary School sixth grade teacher
In ELPS system from 1958-1994
Mrs. Susan Goldie (Miss Susan Johnson during our time)
ELHS science teacher
In ELPS system from 1968-2003
Mrs. Estelle Krause
Birchland Park Jr. High School English teacher
In ELPS system from 1961-1986
Mr. Frederick Lafayette
Birchland Park Elementary School sixth grade teacher
In ELPS system from 1962-1989
Mrs. Ann Lynch
ELHS librarian; Tim Lynch's mom
In ELPS system from 1969-1992
Mr. Robert Mazzariello
ELHS and Birchland Park Jr. High School English teacher
In ELPS system from 1964-2000
Mrs. Diane McCormick (Miss Diane Tarrant during our time)
ELHS math teacher
In ELPS system from 1968-2004
Mrs. Margaret McGowan
ELHS guidance office secretary
In ELPS system from 1964-1995
Mr. Charles McKinney
ELHS English teacher
In ELPS system from 1966-1999
Mr. Edward Modzelewski
ELHS physical education teacher and football coach
In ELPS system from 1969-2000
Mrs. Priscilla Nooney
Cafeteria manager, paraprofessional; Ralph Nooney's mom
In ELPS system from 1969-2005
Mr. James O'Hearn
Birchland Park Jr. High School English teacher
In ELPS system from 1965-2004
Mr. Walter Porowski
ELHS math teacher
In ELPS system from 1966-2001
Mrs. Ruth Steele
Pleasant View School second grade teacher
In ELPS system from 1935-1943 and 1956-1981
Mrs. Adeline Wilk

ELHS math teacher
In ELPS system from 1962-1987
2009 inductees, including Mrs. Joan Dobias, seated on far left, representing her husband, Mr. Robert Dobias, who passed away in 2008; Mrs. Estelle Krause, seated on far right; and Mr. James O'Hearn, standing, second from left. Seated in the middle is Mrs. Julie Nichols.

2011 inductees, including Mrs. Goldie (second from left) and Mr. Porowski (far right).
Mrs. Adeline Wilk speaks during her induction in 2022. On the right is Pat Bean, ELHS 1964, who helped nominate Mrs. Wilk for the award.