SUMMIT, NJ - Dr. Julie Glazer, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction for the Summit Public Schools, will step down from her role to accept the position of Superintendent of the Nutley Public Schools. Glazer is expected to be approved in that capacity at the Nutley Board of Education meeting on April 25.

Glazer came to the Summit District in 2008, and will remain in the Hilltop City through the end of the current school year. She will begin her new role in Nutley in July of 2016. Glazer announced her plans at Summit’s Board of Education meeting on Thursday evening, April 21.

During her tenure in Summit, Glazer spearheaded Professional Learning and Curriculum throughout the district. Her role included district testing coordination, oversight of all title grants, and planning and implementation of new curriculum.

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“Dr. Glazer has worked tirelessly on various high-level district initiatives and has been a champion for all students,” said Superintendent June Chang. “On behalf of the staff of Summit, I wish her all the best in her new role in Nutley.”

The responsibilities currently undertaken by Dr. Glazer will be divided into two roles: Director of Elementary Education and Director of Secondary Education. A search for these positions will commence immediately.

“Dr. Glazer has been an asset to our district for the past eight years,” said Board President Katherine Kalin. “She truly cares about our students and families and has injected warmth and empathy into her role as Assistant Superintendent here. Dr. Glazer will be missed and we wish her all the best.”

Nutley, New Jersey is part of Essex County and has seven schools, serving 4,100 students in grades K-12.