Steve Gregor was appointed to the role of Director of Secondary Education as of
July 1, 2016. Having served as Orchard Valley Middle School principal since
February 1, 2013, his leadership experience in middle level education and
supervisory experience in secondary social studies and instructional technology
will be assets in leading curriculum development and programmatic implementation
in grades 6-12.
to his leadership role at OVMS, Gregor served as the district’s social studies
supervisor since 2004. He is also a former social studies teacher, technology
trainer, and WTHS Teacher of the Year in 1995. He earned his BA in education at
the University of Valley Forge, MA in social science at Temple University, MA
in educational leadership at Thomas Edison State University, and his doctoral
degree in Instructional Technology and Distance Education from Nova
Southeastern University. His primary area of research focused on the impact of
educational social networking on student learning, completing his dissertation
on “Social Networking: Closing the Achievement Between Regular and Special
Education Students,” in April 2014. He has since published articles in Distance Education and NJPSA’s Educational Viewpoints.