Lillis to Leave Clark Preschool; Board of Education Meeting News


CLARK, NJ – Personnel once again topped the Clark Board of Education agenda during their regular meeting held on Tuesday night.  The board accepted, with regrets, the resignation of Mary Lillis, a teacher in the Clark Preschool. 

“In an effort to shorten her commute, [Lillis] has accepted another appointment," Interim Superintendent Edward Grande said. "She was this year's teacher of the year and this is a true loss to us.  We wish her the best of luck."

The resignation of David Weiner, an Italian teacher at Arthur L. Johnson High School, was also accepted with regrets.

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Erin Reilly, formerly a Valley Road Elementary School teacher, was appointed a district-wide Learning Disabilities Teacher Consultant. 

Several teachers also received pay increases based on earned educational degrees. For a complete list, refer to the meeting agenda

It was also announced that R. Paul Vizzuso will join the district as the business administrator/board secretary, replacing interim Mark Kenney, effective in early October. 

Board member Tom Lewis recognized district teachers who had achieved perfect attendance during the 2014-2015 school year. 

The board also voted to renew its agreement with Geese Police Inc. to continue with environmentally safe Canada goose control at the high school.

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