Judy and Steve Novin of Cinnaminson, N.J., announce the engagement of their daughter, Rachel, to Charles Ciappetta, son of Carol Pugliese of Westchester, N.Y.
Rachel graduated from the University of Hartford with a Bachelor of Arts degree in public relations. She recently earned a dual master's degree in elementary education and literacy from the Bank Street College of Education in New York City. Rachel is a first-grade teacher at Bay Ridge Preparatory, a private school in Brooklyn.
Charles earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in economics from Syracuse University. He is a marketing executive for HSBC Bank in New York City.
The couple, who lives in Brooklyn, is planning an August wedding in Philadelphia.