Westbridge Welcomes New Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction

John Cerniglia, Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction

John Cerniglia, Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction

Westbridge Academy proudly welcomes John Cerniglia, a lifelong educator and school leader, as the new Supervisor of Curriculum and Instruction. John returns to Westbridge with three decades of experience. He began his career at Westbridge Academy in the late1980s when the school was known as the Child Development Center. He began as an aide and was quickly promoted to teacher, a position he held for two years. Then, for the next 28 years, he worked for Youth Consultation Services where he served as a teacher, Supervisor of Education, assistant principal, and principal.

John earned a B.A. in Psychology, and two master’s degrees, one in Educational Psychology and the other in Administration and Supervision. He also holds New Jersey state certifications for Teacher of the Handicapped (TOH), Elementary Education K–8, Supervisor, Principal, and a Certificate of Eligibility for Chief School Administrator.

“We are thrilled to welcome John back to Westbridge Academy,” said Dr. Viviana Litovsky, Executive Director. “He has a unique skill set and decades of experience working with children with special needs in schools and after school programs.”

In his new role, John is responsible for the implementation of Westbridge Academy’s mission, goals and philosophy. He provides leadership in collaboration with other supervisors in the development and articulation of the curriculum; plans, organizes, implements, and monitors programs and services; aligns and communicates curriculum objectives and proficiencies with student testing; and monitors instructional areas, lesson plan reviews, Standardized Assessments, and school safety and security.