Dr. Matthew J. Jennings
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Prior to serving as the Superintendent of Schools for Alexandria Township, Dr. Jennings served as an Assistant Superintendent, Director of Student Services, Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction, and a classroom teacher. During his time serving in these positions, he earned Masters Degrees in both Curriculum and Instruction and Educational Administration as well as a Doctorate in Educational Leadership from Rutgers University.
In addition to presenting at numerous state and national conferences, Dr. Jennings has served as an organizational behavior consultant to school districts and educational agencies throughout the United States. He currently serves as an adjunct professor for Rutgers University, teaching courses on school administration and supervision. Prior to this he has taught graduate level education courses for The College of New Jersey and Centenary College.
His work has been published in Kappan, Preventing School Failure, the New Jersey English Journal, Channels, and The Writing Teacher. He is the author of the books: Leading Effective Meetings, Teams and Work Groups in Schools and Districts (ASCD, 2007), Creating Dynamic Educational Leadership Teams: From Mine to Ours (Rowman & Littlefield, 2007), Before the Special Education Referral (Corwin Press, 2008) and Win-Win Strategies for IEP team Negotiations (Rowman & Littlefield, 2009) and The New Leader's Guide to a Successful First Year (Rowman & Littlefield, 2009).