New Jersey Superintendent Plans to Reshape Montclair Schools

Friday, March 8, 2013

As Superintendent Penny MacCormack continues her first year leading the district, she unveiled Monday how she will reshape Montclair schools. Looking to next year, the superintendent wants to restructure central office and even rename it “Central Support.”

The district will focus more on teacher effectiveness in the classroom, which MacCormack said will increase student achievement. To increase teacher effectiveness, the district will create a new academic support structure.

“Teacher effectiveness is in,” said MacCormack. “The more effective the teacher, the more learning happens in the classroom.”

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