# Welcome to the Math Department!

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The Math department is comprised of an excellent team of dedicated professionals who are passionate about teaching math and know the advantage it gives students to have a solid mathematics background. Courses involving Algebra, Geometry, Precalculus, Calculus, Statistics, Discrete Math, and Computer Science are all available for students to explore. We strive to have students:

- Learn to value mathematics
- Develop confidence in the ability to use mathematics
- Become problem – solvers, not answer finders
- Learn to communicate mathematically
- Know how to reason mathematically
- Be college and career ready by the time they graduate high school.

### Important Links

### Our Teachers

Full Name | Title | School | Department | Telephone | |
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Christie Cafiero | Teacher | VHS | Math | ccafiero@nhvweb.net | (908) 638-2199 ext 2079 |

Katherine Cortes | Teacher | VHS | Math | kcortes@nhvweb.net | (908) 638-2199 ext 2047 |

Matthew Evancho | Teacher | VHS | Math | mevancho@nhvweb.net | (908) 638-2199 ext 2045 |

Jeff Franz | Teacher | VHS | Math | jfranz@nhvweb.net | (908) 638-2199 ext 2391 |

Aniela Huizenga | Teacher | VHS | Math | ahuizenga@nhvweb.net | (908) 638-2199 ext 7437 |

Nicholas Perkalis | Teacher | VHS | Math | nperkalis@nhvweb.net | (908) 638-2199 ext 2267 |

Yosef S. Pessin | Teacher | VHS | Math | ypessin@nhvweb.net | (908) 638-2199 ext 2017 |

Karine Polgar | Teacher | VHS | Math | kpolgar@nhvweb.net | (908) 638-2199 ext 2269 |

Barbara Wieteszka | Teacher | VHS | Math | bwieteszka@nhvweb.net | (908) 638-2199 ext 2218 |