|Erica DePalo, 2011 Essex County, NJ Teacher of the Year, now a convicted sex offender.|
Erica DePalo, former N.J. teacher, avoids prison on sex charge with 15-year-old. CBS News, April 30, 2013.
Former West Orange High School teacher, Erica DePalo, sentenced for having sex with student. News 12 New Jersey, April 29, 2013.
Former “Teacher of the Year” who admitted sex with her 15-year-old student gets just parole after revealing she is bi-polar. Daily Mail, April 29, 2013.
|Erica DePalo with her Teacher of the Year award.|
Former Essex County Teacher of the Year who admitted to sex with student receives parole. By Julia Terruso. New Jersey Star-Ledger, April 29, 2013.
Erica DePalo sentencing, a look at teacher-student sex case stats. By Julia Terruso. New Jersey Star-Ledger, April 29, 2013.
Former West Orange High School Teacher Erica DePalo Receives Parole; School Community Still Struggling. By Cynthia Cumming. The Alternative Press, April 29, 2013.
|Erica DePalo at her sentencing as a sex offender.|
New Jersey “Teacher Of The Year” Arrested For Sexual Assault; Erica DePalo “Eccentric,” Student Says. By Steven Hoffer. The Huffington Post, September 5, 2012.
N.J. Teacher of the Year in 2011, Erica DePalo charged with having sexual relationship with 15 year-old student. By Dan Riehl. Riehl World News, September 5, 2012.
Former Teacher of the Year Accepts Plea in Teen Sex Case. By Craig McCarthy. West Orange Patch, February 19, 2013.
District: DePalo Should Have Faced Jail Time. By Craig McCarthy. West Orange Patch, February 19, 2013.
Erica DePalo Honored as Essex County Teacher of the Year. By Craig McCarthy. West Orange Patch, September 20, 2011.