Montclair BOE Announces Names Of Three Final Candidates For Superintendent Position

The final three candidates for the job of Montclair Schools Superintendent were announced Tuesday night at the Montclair Board of Education meeting.

The finalists are:

  • Rachel Goldberg, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction at Passaic Public Schools
  • Kendra Johnson, assistant superintendent for equity at Montclair Public Schools
  • Ross Kasun, superintendent, Freehold Public Schools

Bios of the three candidates will be placed on the district website. The public will be able to meet the three candidates at the Superintendent Candidate Q&A Public Forum, Monday, February 26, 6:30 p.m. at Montclair High School Auditorium.

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  1. This is a very important decision for the district. After reviewing the resumes provided on the district website, I believe that Dr. Ross Kasun is the best choice for Montclair.

  2. Look at the bios. Montclair has never and will not choose the “best” candidate. Its going to (continue to) be a bumpy ride….nothing changes in this town.
    It will be filled with the internal candidate –
    Assistant Superintendent for Equity,
    Curriculum & Instruction
    Montclair Public Schools August
    Chief Academic Officer Trenton Public Schools 2014-2015
    Chief Academic & Innovation Officer Kent (WA) School District 2013-2014
    Instructional Director Prince George’s County MD Public
    Schools 2012-2013
    *Director, Coordinator Title 1, Principal,
    Assistant to Area Assistant
    Superintendent, Assistant Principal
    Baltimore County Public Schools
    2003-2013 (*titles represent the
    progression of administrative
    positions within the district)
    Middle School Teacher Baltimore Co. Schools (1998-2003)
    Baltimore City Schools (1996-1998)

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