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Brick BOE to Choose New Superintendent Tonight

Meeting follows rounds of interviews

The Brick Township Board of Education has scheduled a special meeting Tuesday night where board members will appoint the district's new superintendent.

The appointment follows rounds of interviews conducted by board members over the last few weeks. Those interviews, consistent with state laws, were conducted in private.

Candidates for the position had until May 1 to apply for the job of leading Brick's school system, one of the state's largest suburban districts in the state with just under 10,000 students.

Assuming a superintendent is appointed at the meeting Tuesday, he or she may be able to begin in Brick by Aug. 1, after a customary 60 days notice is given to the candidate's former district, officials have said.

Current Superintendent Walter Hrycenko's contract was not renewed last year by board members. He will revert to the position of assistant superintendent, the last position in which he holds tenure, when the new schools chief takes the helm. The current assistant superintendent, Patricia Lorusso, will be bumped to the position of principal, her last tenured position.

The meeting is set for Tuesday at 7 p.m. at .

AM Tarnowski May 30, 2012 at 12:09 AM
Positive thinking please! We don't want to start off on a bad foot! We have to give Dr. U a chance first. Remember what you said at the meeting Denny- it's time we come together as a District.
My Two Cents Worth May 30, 2012 at 12:53 AM
AM Tarnowski, Amen to that. And with a McConnell tenure we can come together as a District to the benefit of the CHILDREN.
JD May 30, 2012 at 02:11 AM
Denny, Living in Brick carried more weight than any other criteria per BOE!! Ridiculous!!
Mrs. G. May 30, 2012 at 10:46 AM
I am hoping the best. It is about time we all come together. I hope he will do what is right for the schools and township in general. We need a strong leader. And that leader should be the superintendent - not the board, the BA, the parents, or anyone else but the man put in charge. A good leader takes the opinions of others but then makes up his own mind. I hope we don't forget that fact if and when we disagree with him.
Lil'DragonMom June 01, 2012 at 08:33 PM
@ DennyD - special mtg notices have been posted on the Brick website..... http://www.brickschools.org/documents/06-05-12_and_06-11-12_SPECIAL_MEETINGS-BOARD_HEARINGS_NOTICE.pdf

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