Work-Based Learning Coordinators

Phone: 973.627-4600 x248


Degrees and Certifications:

Ms. Angela D'Orsi

Ms. D’Orsi started her teaching career in the Adult Manicuring / Cosmetology program at the Morris County Vocational and Technical School in 1999.  Transitioning to the high school cosmetology program in 2004, Ms. D’Orsi continued to teach at Morris County until 2010.  In 2006, Ms. D’Orsi was the recipient of the Morris County Teacher of the Year for the 2005-2006 school year. During her time at Morris County, Ms. D’Orsi was also appointed the SkillsUSA Advisor.  In 2009, Ms. D’Orsi was awarded the SkillsUSA Advisor of the Year.  

After Ms. D’Orsi’s third child was born, Ms. D’Orsi had an opportunity to teach cosmetology closer to home. She transitioned to the Union County Vocational and Technical School, where she stayed for eight (8) years until 2019.  Ms. D’Orsi rejoins the MCST family in September 2019 as the Cooperative Education Coordinator.

In her spare time, Ms. D’Orsi enjoys time with her three (3) children, cheering them on as they participate in their sports and extracurricular activities. 

Phone: 973-627-4600 x. 127


Degrees and Certifications:

Mrs. Mary Hammond

Mrs. Hammond began her career in Healthcare in the late 1980s. Her administrative and clinical experiences were in Emergency
Services, OB/GYN, Geriatrics, and Portable Diagnostics. In 1996, Mrs. Hammond was hired by Dover Business College as a Medical Assistant Instructor. This position definitely ignited the
flame to her teaching career. She began pursuing options in public school teaching and accepted a position at the Union County
Vocational Technical Schools in 2004 as a Medical Assistant Teacher. She was there one year but returned in 2007 when her
youngest child turned one.

During her career at UCVTS, she taught Medical Assisting, Life Skills, and Allied Health. She was also the Anti-Bullying Specialist for
over 5 years. She was awarded Teacher Of the Year in the 2014-2015 school year.

While still working at UCVTS, Mrs. Hammond opened a family hospitality business in 2008. Her venue hosted weddings, bridal/baby
showers, Breast Cancer Fundraisers, Shows with guest appearances, and Birthday Celebrations for 10 years in operation. During her entrepreneurship, Teaching remained her passion and priority.

Mrs. Hammond joined the YMCA as a Health Director in their Summer camp in 2019, continuously keeping busy after the closure of
her hospitality business.

In 2021 Mrs. Hammond made the decision to leave her position at UCVTS and join the MCVTS Family as a Work-Based Learning Coordinator. She plans to utilize all of her experiences, work ethics, and skills to establish a lasting relationship with the MCVTS community.

Phone: 973-627-4600 X


Degrees and Certifications:

B.A. Fairleigh Dickinson University M.A.S Fairleigh Dickinson Univeristy

Ms. Colleen Pascale

I, along with my children, have resided in Randolph for the past ten years. I have two children, one in Randolph High School and another in Monmouth University. Prior to moving to Randolph, I was a member of the Butler Board of Education and served as PTO President. Presently, I am a former member of the Randolph Board of Education. 

I am a 1992 graduate of the Morris County Police Academy and have been employed by the Butler Police Department for 25 years. Currently, I hold the title of Detective Sergeant. I also serve as a School Resource Officer, Juvenile Officer, LEAD (DARE) Instructor and Mentor for the State of New Jersey. I am also an educator for a Morris County School District. I have been a leader paving the way for women for years.  I was the first female Police Officer in the jurisdiction of Butler and have the distinction of being the second woman ever appointed to sit on the executive board of the New Jersey Police Honor Legion, a fraternal charitable organization representing active and retired NJ law enforcement membership. Additionally, I was the first female member of the Butler Fire Department. 

Service and leadership have always been a part of my life both in my community and professionally. I currently serve on the Executive Board of the Policemen’s Benevolent Association and the Butler Policemen’s Association. I am a member of the Randolph Republican Club and was the former President of the Randolph Basketball Booster Club. Previously, I coached in both the Randolph and Butler Recreation Programs.

I have been recognized and awarded many times for my achievements.  In both 2008 and 2009, I received a Meritorious Award from the Morris County Detectives Association.  In 2012, I was presented with a Recognition Award for being a distinguished female in the law enforcement community by the Morris County Prosecutor’s Office.  In 2012, I was again recognized for distinguished service as a female law enforcement officer, and received a Citation of Commendation and Praise from Senator Joe Pennachio, Assemblyman Jay Webber, Assemblywoman Betty Lou DeCroce and Senator Anthony Bucco.  In 2017, I received a Meritorious Life Saving Award for rescuing a man from a burning building. 

I have a Master of Administrative Science Degree from Fairleigh Dickenson University in Teaneck. I also have a Certificate of Eligibility for a Teacher of Law Enforcement.