Hillsborough Schools Appoint New Language Supervisor

Roberto Lugo Jr. Credits: Kia Bergman

​HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The township Board of Education has appointed​ ​Roberto​ ​Lugo​ ​Jr., as​ ​District​ ​Supervisor​ ​of​ ​World​ ​Languages​ ​and​ ​English​ ​as​ ​a Second​ ​Language.​

​Lugo​ ​will​ ​join​ ​Hillsborough​ ​Township​ ​Public​ ​Schools​ ​on​ ​or​ ​before​ ​Nov.13​ ​from​ ​Northern​ ​Burlington​ ​County​ ​Regional​ ​School​ ​District​ ​where​ ​he​ ​served​ ​as​ ​a​ ​high school​ ​teacher​ ​of​ ​Spanish.

In​ ​addition​ ​to​ ​instructing​ ​Spanish​ ​II​ ​at​ ​Northern​ ​Burlington​ ​County​ ​High​ ​School,​ ​Lugo​ ​wrote​ ​and implemented​ ​new​ ​curriculum​ ​for​ ​the​ ​high​ ​school’s​ ​Spanish​ ​Culture​ ​&​ ​Conversation​ ​course. Lugo​ ​is​ ​also​ ​an​ ​Information​ ​Technology​ ​Instructor​ ​at​ ​Wilmington​ ​University​ ​in​ ​New​ ​Castle, Delaware,​ ​where​ ​he​ ​teaches​ ​a​ ​Master’s​ ​level​ ​course​ ​in​ ​advanced​ ​multimedia​ ​and​ ​animation.​ ​

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Prior to​ ​working​ ​at​ ​Northern​ ​Burlington​ ​County​ ​High​ ​School,​ ​Lugo​ ​taught​ ​Spanish​ ​and​ ​served​ ​as​ ​the Audio​ ​Visual​ ​Coordinator​ ​at​ ​Lindenwold​ ​Middle​ ​School.
Lugo​ ​has​ ​a​ ​Bachelor​ ​of​ ​Arts​ ​in​ ​Spanish​ ​from​ ​Dartmouth​ ​College​ ​in​ ​Hanover,​ ​NH and​ ​a​ ​Master​ ​of​ ​Science​ ​in​ ​Information​ ​Systems​ ​Technologies​ ​from​ ​Wilmington​ ​University. 
“Roberto’s​ ​strong​ ​background​ ​in​ ​language​ ​acquisition​ ​and​ ​technology​ ​integration​ ​in​ ​the classroom​ ​will​ ​be​ ​an​ ​asset​ ​to​ ​Hillsborough​ ​students​ ​and​ ​staff​ ​members,”​ ​said​ ​Dr.​ ​Jorden​ ​Schiff, superintendent​ ​of​ ​Hillsborough​ ​Township​ ​Public​ ​Schools.​ ​“The​ ​World​ ​Languages​ ​and​ ​ESL department’s​ ​dedication​ ​to​ ​meeting​ ​the​ ​needs​ ​of​ ​the​ ​diverse​ ​population​ ​of​ ​Hillsborough​ ​will provide​ ​Roberto​ ​with​ ​an​ ​excellent​ ​foundation​ ​to​ ​grow​ ​as​ ​an​ ​administrator.”
“I​ ​am​ ​thankful​ ​for​ ​the​ ​opportunity​ ​to​ ​serve​ ​as​ ​a​ ​District​ ​Supervisor​ ​and​ ​look​ ​forward​ ​to​ ​working with​ ​the​ ​staff,​ ​students,​ ​and​ ​community​ ​of​ ​Hillsborough​ ​Township,”​ ​Lugo said. 

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