The South Hunterdon School Board has named Anthony Suozzo as the next superintendent of the South Hunterdon Regional School District. Suozzo will assume his leadership duties starting July 1.
Suozzo has spent the last 23 years working in the Hopewell Valley Regional School District. During his time in Hopewell Valley, he served as a high school health and physical education teacher, middle school vice principal, middle school principal, director of human resources and most recently as the assistant superintendent of schools.
He brings with him an extensive amount of experience in instructional pedagogy, technology, professional development, hiring, employee negotiations, professional learning communities, teacher evaluation and leadership training. He served as the district safety and security specialist as well as the anti-bullying coordinator.
Suozzo also assisted with the passage of a $34 million referendum that focused on enhancing building security as well as transforming traditional educational classrooms into 21st-century innovative learning spaces. He was part of a district administrative team that focused their work on the areas of student mental health, culturally responsive teaching practices as well as equity issues, ensuring that all students have what they need to be successful.
“I am incredibly honored to have been chosen to be the next superintendent and look forward to building meaningful relationships with the school board, students, parents and the community,” Suozzo said. “I am committed to supporting our staff in providing a learning environment that provides academic rigor while making sure we are supporting the social-emotional needs of our students. One of my first priorities will be working with the board and community to develop a plan to address the many facility challenges facing the district to ensure our students have dynamic and innovative learning spaces.”