Christina School Board Selects New Leader

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Wilmington – The Christina School District Board of Education voted to appoint Richard L. Gregg as the new Superintendent of the Christina School District during a Board meeting held on January 17. The Board’s decision comes after a lengthy Superintendent search process begun in April, 2016. Gregg was one of three finalists who participated in school tours, a public presentation, and an interview with board members from January 6-12. An effective start date and salary package have not been determined and will be negotiated with the Board.

Gregg holds a bachelor’s degree in history from the University of Delaware, and a master’s degree in school leadership and instruction from Wilmington University. He is a graduate of Glasgow High School.

Richard L GreggGregg currently serves as Assistant Superintendent for the Penn-Delco School District in Aston, Pennsylvania, a position he has held since 2015. In this role he is responsible for curriculum and instruction, pupil services, technology, district budgets, school improvement plans, and federal programs. Prior to that position, he served as principal of Penncrest High School in the Penn-Delco School District from 2007-2015. His experience also includes serving as Director of Instruction for New Castle County Vocational Technical School District in Delaware, where he was the lead administrator for the design and planning of St. Georges Technical High School. He has served as a school administrator in the Brandywine School District, first as principal and assistant principal of Concord High School, and then as principal of Brandywine High School. In the Christina School District, he served as assistant principal at Christiana High School. Additionally, Gregg spent five years as Student Activities Coordinator for Delcastle Technical High School in the New Castle County Vo-Tech School District, where he planned and implemented all facets of the student activities program and served as an advisor for several student organizations.

Gregg’s nine years of teaching experience includes teaching social studies at Hodgson Vo-Tech High School, Smyrna High School, Caravel Academy, and North East High School in Maryland. He has also served as an adjunct professor at Cabrini College.

In 2010, he was named Pennsylvania High School Principal of the Year by the Pennsylvania Association of Elementary and Secondary School Principals. Additional awards include being named Administrator of the Year by the Delaware Music Educators Association in 2001, Delaware Secondary Principal of the Year by the Delaware Association of Secondary School Principals in 2000, National Advisor of the Year by the National Association of Secondary School Principals in 2000, and Advisor of the Year by the Delaware Association of Student Councils in 1990. He has served in leadership roles for numerous state and national professional organizations, and has been a frequent presenter at state and national educational leadership conferences.

Source: Christina School District

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