Dr. Maureen Reusche was appointed Superintendent of the Cherry Hill Public
Schools in July 2011.
Dr. Reusche had served as Assistant Superintendent in the district since April
2007, supervising the offices of Curriculum, Assessment and Research, Special
Education, and Student Services.
As Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Reusche designed and implemented a system
of continuous improvement to align curriculum, instruction, assessment, and
professional development across the district’s 19 schools.
Under Dr. Reusche’s leadership, the district:
- Reviewed curricula in Language Arts, Math, and Science
- Implemented a guaranteed and viable Language Arts curriculum in the district’s
12 elementary schools
- Served as sole pilot site for a New Jersey Department of Education professional
development planning template
- Initiated a rubric-driven, flexible program for professional development
with teacher choice
- Administered a continuous and effective induction program for new teachers
- Collaborated with the Camden County Regional Chamber of Commerce to examine
district curricula and redesign the high schools’ financial literacy
- Reduced the number of students whose needs are served in out-of-district
- Initiated a three-year undertaking to formalize progress monitoring in
all Special Education classrooms.
As Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Reusche served as the administrative chair
of the Board of Education's Curriculum & Instruction Committee and co-chair
of the Strategic Planning subcommittee.
Dr. Reusche came to Cherry Hill from Radnor, PA, where she was Assistant
Superintendent from June 2003 to April 2007. In that role, she directed the
coordination, development, and assessment of standards-based curriculum. She
supervised the development of the district’s five-year technology plan
and the application of technology into instruction. Dr. Reusche had previously
served as an elementary principal in Radnor and as the district’s Director
of Curriculum and Technology.
Dr. Reusche received her Ed.D. in Educational Administration from Widener
University. She received her M.Ed. in Technology in Education from Rosemont
College and her B.S. in Education from Villanova University. She has also
taught graduate-level education courses at Arcadia University, Cabrini College,
Saint Joseph’s University, and Rosemont College. She began her career
in education as a teacher for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.
Dr. Reusche is a member of the Association for Supervision and Curriculum
Development, the National Association of Elementary School Principals, the
International Reading Association, the Council for Exceptional Children, and
the International Society for Technology in Education. She serves on the Camden
County Curriculum Consortium Steering Committee for county-wide inservice
planning. She also serves as an ex-officio member to the board of the Cherry
Hill Education Foundation.
An accomplished presenter, Dr. Reusche has conducted numerous conference
presentations on a range of topics. Most recently, she has presented on the
topic of Professional Learning Committees to the NJ Department of Education’s
Professional Teaching Standards Board.