NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - Burlington County resident Keira Scussa was recently appointed assistant superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction for New Brunswick Public Schools. In her new role, she focuses on promoting a collaborative professional environment to create successful school experiences for teachers and students, as she supervises all district instructional programs.
Prior to joining New Brunswick Public Schools, Scussa spent 20 years in the classroom and as an administrator, and has specific professional expertise working with multiple grade levels and in a variety of educational settings. She was most recently director of Curriculum and Instruction in Mansfield Township.
“Keira is an outstanding educational leader, extremely dedicated to the development of our students,” says Dr. Aubrey Johnson, superintendent, New Brunswick Public Schools. “She’s a strong advocate of best practices and data-driven instruction; I’m confident her professional expertise will help our students flourish.”
Earlier in her career Scussa worked as a Special Education and Basic Skills teacher in the Hamilton Township School District, and held various positions -- including Gifted and Talented coordinator -- in the Evesham Township School District. She holds a bachelor’s degree from St. Joseph’s University and a master’s in Educational Leadership from Delaware Valley University, as well as certificates in Reading Recovery, and Regular and Special Education.