Degrees and Certifications:

BA Elementary Education MA Fine Arts Education

Mrs. Susan Catrone

Susan Catrone graduated Summa cum laude from Kean University with a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education and a Master’s degree in Art Education.


After working years as an elementary classroom teacher at Columbus school, Mrs Catrone transferred to Carteret High School where she currently works as a Visual Arts teacher.  Since her transfer to the high school, Susan has been the recipient of the Linda Lora Pugliese Award, twice recognizing her work on Middlesex County Youth Art Month where she has held the chair for 11 years and AENJ’s National Art Honor Society Award for her commitment to Carteret High School’s National Art Honor Society.

Most recently, Mrs Catrone has been awarded the Governors Award in Visual Arts Education.


Mrs Catrone served as Advocacy and Outreach Chair for Art Educator’s of New Jersey for 8 years before stepping down this year.  Her responsibilities included among other things the curating of NJPAC Student Art Exhibits at the Victoria Theater in Newark. She also served as the liason for Middlesex County Arts High, and was a member of the Middlesex County Arts Advisory Board.


Susan is a working artists.  Her work has been featured in shows across New Jersey and New York.  Mrs Catrone believes that staying active and engaged in her craft transfers positivityin the classroom with students