MORRISTOWN, NJ - Mackey Pendergrast, Superintendent of Schools announced today that Mr. Joseph Uglialoro was approved by the Board of Education as the new principal of Frelinghuysen Middle School.
Mr. Uglialoro will replace current principal Mr. David Thompson. Uglialoro currently is principal of South Orange Middle School and will begin at FMS prior to September.
The Board received over 100 applicants for the position of principal. A selection committee comprised of teachers, administrators, Board members, and a Frelinghuysen Middle School parent met and interviewed 7 candidates.
"Mr. Uglialoro stood out among all others. His extensive knowledge of curriculum and instruction, strong communication skills and innovative leadership make him the perfect match for Frelinghuysen Middle School" wrote Superintendent Mackey Pendergrast. "I am sure you will join me in welcoming Mr. Uglialoro to the Morris School District and I am confident Frelinghuysen Middle School will continue to thrive under his leadership".