Meet the Leadership Team

INTERIM SUPERINTENDENT OF SCHOOLS
Dr. Johanna Ruberto



INTERIM BUSINESS ADMINISTRATOR/BOARD SECRETARY
Mr. Mark Kramer

Mark Kramer

Mark Kramer joined Clinton Township Board of Education as an interim school business administrator July 1, 2020. Mr. Kramer graduated from Pace University in 1984. After graduating, he worked for the United Federation of Teachers in New York City. After passing the CPA exam, he was offered a position at Arthur Young’s located in Newark, New Jersey specializing in government accounting including New Jersey Board of Education’s. Mr. Kramer was working with Arthur Young when it merged with Ernst & Whitney and became Ernst & Young with the offices being relocated to Iselin, New Jersey. In 1992, Mr. Kramer was offered a position with the East Orange Board of Education. In 2005, the Department of Education entered an intergovernmental loan arrangement with the East Orange Board of Education allowing Mr. Kramer to work with the Department of Education assisting with developing laws, regulations and processes. In 2007, the Commissioner of Education appointed Mr. Kramer as a state monitor for the Paterson Board of Education. Following his time as a state monitor, Mr. Kramer also worked as a School Business Administrator in Hackensack, Passaic Valley Regional High School, and East Rutherford before retiring in 2018. Since retiring, Mr. Kramer has been interim school business administrator in multiple school districts and a charter school. Mr. Kramer also served as a board member for one term for the Bethlehem Board of Education.

DIRECTOR OF SPECIAL SERVICES
Ms. Alexa Ingram

Ms. Alexa Ingram joined the district as the Director of Special Services in February 2018. Ms. Ingram has an extensive background in special education -- having first been a certified special education and general education teacher, she moved into administration with the NYC Department of Education, serving as the Administrator of Special Education for 25 NYC Pubic Schools. She then became the Director of Professional Development & Special Education Projects and, finally, she served as the Executive Director of Special Populations. Next, the Trenton Public Schools named Ms. Ingram the Assistant Superintendent for Special Education & Services. For the past three years, she has been a Senior Consultant for Special Education & Interventions with Frontline Education. Ms. Ingram holds seven different certifications in NY and NJ for administration and teaching. She earned a B.S. in Tourism & Hospitality Management from Temple University, a M.S. in Urban Education from Mercy College, credentials in the School District Leadership Program, and a M.Ed. in Leadership for Educational Change (Special Education) from Bank Street College.

DIRECTOR SPECIAL PROJECTS
Mrs. Joanne Hinkle

Joanne Hinkle

Joanne Hinkle joined Clinton Township in 2013 as the Assistant Principal at the Round Valley School and most recently as Supervisor of Instruction, Data, and Assessment. She comes to us with 18 years of teaching experience in both fourth and fifth grades. She taught general education and Response to Intervention, following a full inclusion model. Mrs. Hinkle has four certifications, Principal, Supervisor, Elementary, and K-12 Social Studies. She received her BA from Drew University in Madison, and her Masters in Educational Leadership from Fairleigh Dickinson. Mrs. Hinkle and her family live in Lebanon Township.

SUPERVISOR OF INSTRUCTION, DATA, AND ASSESSMENT
Mrs. Jennifer Paccione

Jennifer Paccione

Jennifer Paccione became the Supervisor of Instruction, Data and Assessment in February 2018. Mrs. Paccione has been a special education teacher, general education teacher and intervention teacher for Clinton Township School District, she has 23 years experience in education. Mrs. Paccione received her undergraduate degree in Education from Kean University in Union, New Jersey. She received her Masters in Elementary Literacy from Walden University. Mrs. Paccione received her Supervisor Certification from Centenary University. She lives in Morris County with her husband and three children.

PRINCIPAL, CLINTON TOWNSHIP MIDDLE SCHOOL 6th - 8th
Ms. Judith Hammond

Judi Hammond

Ms. Judith Hammond joined the Clinton Township School District in 1997. For seven years she worked as a seventh grade in-class support teacher and for four years she served as the Enrichment Coordinator at RVS. She became the principal of Clinton Township Middle School in July, 2013 ,after five years as principal of Round Valley School. Prior to joining CTSD, Ms. Hammond was a first grade teacher in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and Reception and Year 1 teacher in Salford, England. Ms. Hammond earned her teaching certificate from St. Gabriel's College, part of The University of London, both her Bachelor of Science in Education and Master's Degree in Education from the California University of Pennsylvania. She holds her Principal and Supervisors Post Master's Certificate in Educational Leadership from The College of New Jersey. She lives in Hunterdon County with her spouse.

VICE PRINCIPAL, CLINTON TOWNSHIP MIDDLE SCHOOL - 6th - 8th
Mr. Luke Mason

Luke Mason

Mr. Mason took on the position of Assistant Principal at Clinton Township Middle School in January 2020. He is passionate about middle school education and enjoys collaborating with staff, students, and parents to facilitate the implementation of engaging academics that meet the developmental needs of our children. Prior to joining the CTMS team, he was a middle school language arts teacher for twelve years and a literacy instructional coach for two years. In addition to educating students, he also trains middle school teachers in his role as a consultant for the Center for Responsive Schools. For CRS, he piloted and developed the middle school approach to social and emotional learning. In coordination with his work experience, Mr. Mason holds two master’s degrees, one in teaching and one in educational leadership.

PRINCIPAL, ROUND VALLEY SCHOOL 3rd - 5th
Mrs. Mary Postma

Mary Postma

Mrs. Mary Postma became the Principal of Round Valley School in July, 2018. Prior to that, she was Principal of Patrick McGaheran Elementary School from 2007-2018. She received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Business Administration, Summa Cum Laude, from Centenary College. Mrs. Postma continued her education at Lehigh University receiving a Master of Education degree in Elementary Education, followed by a Master of Education degree in Educational Leadership. She holds certification as a K-8 Teacher, Supervisor and Principal. Mrs. Postma has experience teaching Kindergarten, First Grade, Third Grade, Fifth Grade and Literacy. She began teaching in the Clinton Township School District in 1999. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and son.

PRINCIPAL, PATRICK MCGAHERAN SCHOOL - K - 2nd
Mrs. Melissa Goad

Melissa Goad

Mrs. Melissa Goad has been a principal in the Clinton Township School District since 2004. She began her career as a student teacher in 1995 at Spruce Run School, and spent nine years as a special and general education teacher at Patrick McGaheran School, as well as Director of the ACE Summer Program for five years. She earned her Master of Education in Educational Administration and Supervision from Rutgers University in 2003 and previously received an undergraduate degree in Psychology with a minor in Special Education from Rutgers in 1995. She has both general education and special education teaching certifications, as well as Principal, Supervisor and School Administrator certifications. Mrs. Goad has also served as an adjunct professor at Centenary College teaching graduate courses in Special Education. She lives in Hunterdon County with her husband, two children, and many pets.