SPARTA, NJ- The Sparta Board of Training made it official on Tuesday evening, Matthew Beck would be the new superintendent starting July 1, 2021. The vote was 5-Zero with Jen Grana, Kate Matteson and Christa Sorensen not current and Michael McGovern ineligible to vote as a result of his spouse is a district worker.
“Because the superintendent I’ll work with the board, directors, employees and neighborhood to construct on Sparta’s historic success and neighborhood satisfaction as we work collectively to take our district to the following degree,” Beck mentioned.”I might additionally prefer to take a second to acknowledge the nice work that Mr. McQueeney has achieved as he assumed the lead position of Sparta Township Colleges via probably the most tough time within the historical past of public training.”
“It pleases me tonight that the board goes to approve Mr. Beck to be our superintendent,” board of training member Robert Zywicki mentioned. “The phrase that stands proud probably the most for me from our interview course of was ‘the triangulation of evaluation, instruction and curriculum as being a very powerful factor for scholar achievement.’ This candidate understands curriculum and instruction and has handed QSAC.”
In his remarks Beck mentioned “proactive communication will likely be paramount to our collaboration and achievement of our collective targets for the scholars of Sparta.” He mentioned his transition into his position as Sparta’s superintendent will embody “numerous public stakeholder boards,” to study concerning the college neighborhood.
The agenda signifies Beck is being provided a three-year contract to run from June 1, 2021 via June 30, 2024 with a beginning wage of $189,000. No different particulars concerning the contract have been made public right now. Beck mentioned his transition into his position as Sparta’s superintendent will embody “numerous public stakeholder boards,” to study concerning the college neighborhood.
Beck has been the CSA in Fredon since 2018. He most lately signed a five-year contract in August 2020 for $154,754. He was as a consequence of get a 1% elevate in July to $156,202.
Previous to his place in Fredon, Beck was Superintendent of Andover Regional Faculty District from July 2016 to September 2018. He had been the Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum, Applications and Grownup Training at Sussex County Technical Excessive Faculty for a 12 months having served at that faculty as Director of Curriculum and Instruction from 2012 to 2015.
Beck’s spouse Krystal and sons Owen and Alex have been at the highschool for the assembly. Owen, fifth grade and Alex, third grade each mentioned they play baseball, basketball and soccer and are “very proud,” of their dad. Krystal Beck is District Supervisor of Tutorial Companies for Social Research within the Morris Hills Regional college district, based on the varsity’s web site.
Director of Operations Michael Gregory, highschool principal Ronnie Spring, center college principal Frank Ciaburri and Alpine Elementary college principal Joe Leone have been additionally in attendance to greet the brand new superintendent.
The Sparta Faculty District formally separated with the earlier superintendent Michael Rossi in December 31, 2020. Rossi had been on a go away of absence since Could, 26, 2020. Patrick McQueeney was initially named performing Superintendent in Could and has been interim Superintendent since January 1, 2021. McQueeney can be Sparta’s Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum.
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