RANDOLPH, NJ- The Board of Education on Tuesday night unanimously appointed two new hires: a Randolph Middle School Vice Principal and a Communications Coordinator/Community School Director for the district.

"I couldn't be more proud to have made each of these recommendations," Superintendent David Browne said. "We've had an incredible crop of candidates for a variety of positions this year and I'm very excited to welcome them to Randolph."

Liana Rozsa was hired as the new RMS VP. She comes from Readington Township Public Schools, where she has most recently been the assistant principal at Readington Middle School. Prior to that, she was a literacy teacher at Hillsborough Middle School from 2008 to 2012. She began her career as an English and drama teacher at Warren Hills Regional Middle and High School.

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Rozsa holds a bachelor's degree in English and Secondary Education from the University of Maryland, College Park and a master's degree in educational administration from Rider University.  

The Board also appointed a new communications coordinator and community school director, a dual position effective July 1. Allison Freeman, a Randolph Township resident, was most recently the manager of communications and community outreach for West Essex Regional School District in North Caldwell, where she was the webmaster, newsletter editor and school district photographer.

In addition to Freeman's experience in school and other public relations, she was an award-winning features reporter for The Star-Ledger, where she pitched and created "Young and Talented," a weekly column covering young people in the arts throughout New Jersey. She received the New Jersey Governor's Award in Arts Education for excellence in coverage of New Jersey High School Theater.

She began her career at the Ledger in 1989 and worked there until 2008. She was awarded with an honorable mention for the New Jersey Press Association Robert B. Kelly award for reporting and writing.

Congratulations to both Mrs. Rozsa and Mrs. Freeman. Welcome to Randolph and best of luck.