Office of the Assistant Superintendent
Welcome to the 2023-2024 school year!
The Office of Curriculum and Instruction is committed to ensuring that each of our students continues to have meaningful and challenging educational experiences congruent with the district’s mission statement. We strive to continually improve the academic achievement of all students and increase avenues for them to grow into confident, compassionate, successful, and self-directed learners.
We look forward to enriching the learning experiences of all our students by tailoring learning content to individual student needs and providing opportunities for enhanced learning through curriculum enrichment.
Meet Dr. Gorman, Interim Assistant Superintendent
With more than 35 years in public education, Dr. Jeff Gorman is looking forward to serving and sharing his experiences as the new Interim Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum & Instruction for TPS.
Dr. Gorman earned his doctoral degree from Rowan University where he defended his dissertation on the effects of differentiated instruction on student achievement, and he has been a pioneer in the area of technology integration into public schools. A member of the AASA’s Transformational Leadership Consortium network, he is involved in viewing and sharing best practices in digital content and personalized learning at a national and international level.
Dr. Gorman has also worked with some of the most heralded experts in both curriculum & instruction and diversity, equity & inclusion. He served as an AVID (Advancement via Individual Determination) staff developer, acting as a presenter and contributing to curriculum while also serving as a District Director for the college and career readiness system in two states. He has presented at several national conferences on a wide range of topics, ranging from professional coaching to improving leadership. He is at the forefront of transformational reform with an emphasis on improving STEAM education, literacy, mathematics, and multiple pathways to graduation.
We are excited to welcome him to Tenafly Public Schools and look forward to his leadership and innovation in the coming months! Welcome Dr. Gorman!