Dr. Michael LaSusaa named 2019 regional Superintendent of the Year

Submitted by NJASA

On October 24, 2018 the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA) selected three regional 2019 Superintendents of the Year including Dr. Michael LaSusa, School District of the Chathams.

The three regional Superintendents of the Year were introduced at the NJASA Executive Committee’s October 24th meeting at the Annual Fall Workshop in Atlantic City. The Workshop is co-sponsored by NJASA, the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials (NJASBO), and the New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA).

NJASA Executive Director Dr. Richard G. Bozza said, “All three regional superintendents are dedicated, hard-working professionals who continually strive to improve the quality of education for all students. They are remarkable chief education officers with vision, imagination, and compassion for the students they serve.”

As chief education officer of the School District of the Chathams – a comprehensive public school district serving a well-resourced community, located approximately 25 miles west of Manhattan, that has a well-earned reputation for excellence and has garnered recognition at the county, state and national level – Region I winner Dr. LaSusa has demonstrated his dynamic educational leadership ability in a manner that prioritizes balance and student well-being above all else.

About NJASA:
The New Jersey Association of School Administrators is an organization of chief education officers and school administrators who lead school districts in New Jersey’s 21 counties. The Association’s mission is to ensure a superior statewide system of education. Through ongoing professional training and education, the Association shares knowledge among its members about best practices from both educational and administrative perspectives. Its goal is to move education forward by ensuring the highest quality of instruction for all New Jersey children. The Association is located at 920 West State Street, Trenton, New Jersey 08618-5328. For more information — PH: 609.599.2900 / Fax: 609.599.9359 / website: www.njasa.net.

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(above) On October 24, 2018 the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA) selected three regional 2019 Superintendents of the Year. They are: Region I winner – (left) Dr. Michael LaSusa, Chief Education Officer, School District of the Chathams; Region II winner – (center) Dr. Michael Salvatore, Chief Education Officer, Long Branch Public Schools; and Region III winner – (right) Dr. Carol Birnbohm, Chief Education Officer, Lenape Regional High School District.