The 2017 Burlington County Superintendent of the Year, Ms. Grossman brings 27 years of Education and Leadership experience to Woodstown-Pilesgrove Regional Schools. She served as Superintendent of Westampton Township Public Schools in Westampton, NJ for five years and prior as Superintendent of Hainesport Township Public Schools in Hainesport, NJ. Ms. Grossman spent the previous 17 years as an elementary school teacher, a curriculum director in Medford Township Public Schools, and as principal of Frances DeMasi School in Evesham Township, NJ. She has a proven track record of serving students, faculty, staff, parents, guardians, alumni, and the school community by sustaining a collaborative climate and a school culture focused on continuous learning, advancing the Board of Education’s vision and facilitating data-driven instructional leadership.
A South Jersey native, Ms. Grossman is a 1983 graduate of Delsea Regional High School and a 1987 graduate of the University of Notre Dame where she earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Fine Arts. She holds Master’s degrees from both Rowan University and Rider University, where she was awarded the Foose Award in Educational Leadership.
Ms. Grossman’s long career in education has been highlighted by her work in fully inclusive instructional settings. She serves with the New Jersey Department of Education on the Teacher Leader Endorsement Committee. She is also the Chairperson of the NJ ASA Professional Development Committee. She has led professional development in clinical supervision, curriculum standards, curriculum mapping, formative benchmark assessments, differentiated instruction and reading and writing workshops. She works as an instructor for the University of Pennsylvania’s Penn Literacy Network, training teachers, developing school leaders, and designing coursework in language arts literacy and leadership. She is a student-centered administrator who adamantly believes that all children are unique learners who benefit from a positive school environment that is filled with exploration. Ms. Grossman holds her educational motto close, "Do what is right for students!"