Central Office

Superintendent

Mr. Scott Moffitt

Phone: 973-627-4600 x214

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Mr. Scott Moffitt

Mr. Moffitt is the Superintendent of the Morris County Vocational School District (MCVSD). After joining MCVSD in January 2004 as the Business Administrator/Board Secretary, Mr. Moffitt then assumed the role of Assistant Superintendent in 2008 and has been in his current position since July 1, 2010. He has a Master’s Degree in Public Administration from New York University with a specialization in Management and a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science from Rutgers University.

Mr. Moffitt began his career with the New Jersey Department of Education (NJDOE) in Trenton where he served in various roles in the Office of Innovative Programs and Practices and as Acting Manager of the Charter Schools Office. Mr. Moffitt then went on to become the Director at the Alexander Hamilton Charter School in Paterson, and prior to joining MCVSD, he was the NJDOE Morris County Business Administrator.

Under Scott’s leadership as Superintendent at MCVSD, the high school received recognition in 2013 as a National Blue Ribbon School for its academic excellence. In addition, the school has been nationally recognized by both U.S. News and World Report and Newsweek in their rankings for top performing high schools.
Mr. Moffitt is associated with several professional organizations in which he has assumed active leadership roles. He is a member of the New Jersey Council of County Vocational-Technical Schools and was recently elected as the Council’s President. He also is a member of the Morris County Association of School Administrators and serves as Vice President of their Executive Committee. Additionally, he serves on the Morris, Sussex, and Warren Workforce Investment Board.

For the past few years, Mr. Moffitt has been actively involved in the NJDOE’s career readiness initiative to improve students’ readiness for the 21st century world of work. He is currently a key member of the state’s newly-established Career Pathways Task Force which facilitates collaboration between state education and workforce agencies to prioritize high-skill, high-demand career pathways for high school students.

Off campus, Scott enjoys spending time with his family and three young children. He volunteers his time as a coach for various sports in which his children participate. He is an avid fisherman and likes to play golf when time permits.

Business Administrator

Ms. Susan Young

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Ms. Susan Young

Susan Young has been the Business Administrator and Board Secretary for the Morris County Vocational School District since July 2010, but her career as a BA goes back more than 20 years to Netcong School District, a small K-8 district.  From there, Ms. Young joined Morris School District as an Assistant BA/Assistant Board Secretary in January 2001; she became the BA/Board Secretary in January 2003.

Ms. Young earned a BS in Accounting from Montclair State University and an MBA in Finance from Fairleigh Dickinson University.  She holds certificates as a Certified Public Accountant, a Certified Administrator of School Finance and Operations, a Registered School Business Administrator and a Certified Fraud Examiner.

Ms. Young's career has included both private and non-profit sector positions.  She began her professional career as a Federal Tax Accountant and Assistant Vice President Corporate Audit at Beneficial Management Corporation, where she spent 14 years.  Additionally, she was the Director of Strategic Planning and Chief Financial Officer for the Waterloo Foundation for the Arts for several years.

Ms. Young is a member of the New Jersey Association of School Business Officials where she has held several positions of authority including President for 2017-2018 and with the Morris County Association of School Business Administrators, including President, Past President, Treasurer and Secretary.  She is a member of the Morris Essex Insurance Group, where she is a Trustee and the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. 

 

Office of Curriculum and Programs

Assistant Superintendent

Mrs. Shari Castelli

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Mrs. Shari Castelli

Shari Castelli has worked in education for nearly 30 years. She started as a science teacher at Chatham High School where she was an early adopter of the hands-on, discovery teaching and learning methods that work so well in science education. After serving in numerous teacher-leader positions, Shari moved into administration as the Science Supervisor at the West Essex Regional Schools and then was fortunate enough to become the STEM Supervisor at Morris County School of Technology. At Morris County School of Technology, Shari became fully indoctrinated into the amazing world of CTE and will never again go back to traditional secondary education. 

Shari has been involved in numerous innovative projects at Morris County School of Technology/Morris County Vocational School District including the creation and implementation of the Engineering Design and Advanced Manufacturing and Cybersecurity & Information Protection programs in partnership with the County College of Morris, the Academy for Environmental Science, the Academy for Biotechnology, and the Allied Health Institute. 

When Shari is not enjoying her job or spending time with her family, she can be found practicing on her yoga mat, hiking on a trail, riding her bike or paddling in a kayak.

Director of Programs

Ms. Kerry Eberhardt

Phone: 973-627-4600 x202

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B.A. Secondary Education Biological Science - Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania M.A. Education Leadership - The College of New Jersey

Ms. Kerry Eberhardt

Ms. Eberhardt is the Director of Programs for MCVSD. She works closely with the Assistant Superintendent Shari Castelli, the District leadership team and staff to build, grow, support and innovate curricular programs for the MCVSD students. Some of her favorite highlights from her MCVSD experience so far include working collaboratively with the MCVSD community on HackMCST, NJ Makers Day, EdCon3D, the NJ Achievement Coach's Program and the new District website. 

Ms. Eberhardt's career in education began as a biology teacher at Randolph High School (RHS) in Randolph, NJ in 2004. She was involved with many aspects of the school community as an athletic coach, club advisor and class advisor. In 2012 she became the first Option II Coordinator for RHS and started the school's Option II Program. Ms. Eberhardt left Randolph to join the MCVSD team in October of 2014 as the STEM Supervisor.

Outside of MCVSD, Ms. Eberhardt enjoys time with friends and family, design and home improvement projects, and living the lake life in Lake Mohawk.

 

Director of Student Services and Special Education

Ms. Athena Borzeka

Phone: 973-627-4600 x229

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Degrees: B.A. Psychology Ed.M. Educational Psychology M.A. Educational Leadership Certifications: Teacher of the Handicapped School Counselor Director of School Counseling Services Principal School Administrator

Ms. Athena Borzeka

Ms. Borzeka graduated from Rutgers University with a BA in Psychology and Rutgers Graduate School of Education with an Ed.M. in Educational Psychology.  She began her career in education working as a special education teacher for the Windsor School in Morristown, NJ, a semi-private school for learning disabled students.   After 5 years she moved to the public setting teaching special education at Randolph High School.  Ms. Borzeka remained in special education for an additional 2 years then moved to the guidance office where she worked for another 5 years as a school counselor.  In November of 2009 Ms. Borzeka came to the Morris County School of Technology where she could combine her love for special education and school counseling.   In 2011, Ms. Borzeka earned her MA in Educational Leaership from New Jersey City University.  In her tenure at MCST, Ms. Borzeka has had the pleasure of developing and implementing  comprehensive guidance and special eduation programs designed to meet the needs of all students within the framework of Career and Technical Education. 

Aside from several other professional organizations, Ms. Borzeka is an acitve member of the Morris County Directors of Guidance as well as the Morris County Directors of Special Services organizations. She is also currently a member of the New Jersey Department of Education School Counselor Advisory Committee.

Grants Program Manager

Mr. Michael Gowdy

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Mr. Michael Gowdy

Mr. Gowdy is the Grants Program Manager for the Morris County Vocational School District (MCVSD). He works collaboratively with the administrative team to coordinate and implement federal and state grant programs. He also monitors these programs for compliance with State regulations to ensure that goals and objectives are being met. Prior to joining the MCVSD administrative team in January 2014, Mr. Gowdy served as the Chief Program Officer for the New Jersey Community Development Corporation (NJCDC). While at NJCDC, he was responsible for developing and overseeing the organization’s educational and youth development programs as well as managing all federal, state and private grant funds. Mr. Gowdy also held several positions with the State of New Jersey in Trenton. He began his career with the State at the Governor’s Office of Volunteerism serving as the Youth and Community Service Coordinator. Mr. Gowdy later became a Senior Program Officer for the New Jersey Department of Education’s Office of Community Services and then transitioned to Director of the Center for Youth Policy and Programs in the Secretary of State’s Office.

High School Administration

Principal

Miss Lynne M. Jackson

Phone: 973-627-4600 x 243

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Miss Lynne M. Jackson

Miss Jackson joined the MCVSD administrative team as the principal in March 2013. Prior to this, Miss Jackson worked in the Morris School District as a Supervisor of Instruction at Frelinghuysen Middle School for eight years. While serving the students, parents, and staff at Frelinghuysen, Miss Jackson helped facilitate a whole-school reform initiative guided by Turning Points 2000: Educating Adolescents in the 21st Century. She was responsible for implementing a school-wide Advisor-Advisee program and collaborated with teachers and administrators to develop the Morris School District Rubric for Excellence in Teaching. Miss Jackson started her career in education in 1996 working at what was then known as Windsor High School but has since been renamed as Shepard High School in Morristown, NJ.  

Miss Jackson earned her Master's Degree in Educational Administration from Kean University, in Union, NJ. She graduated Magna Cum Laude with an undergraduate degree in Finance and Economics from Fairleigh Dickinson University, in Teaneck, N.J. 

Off-campus Miss Jackson enjoys spending time with her family. When she is not with her two children, she enjoys golfing, fishing, and staying physically fit. She also enjoys reading and traveling.  

Assistant Principal

Mr. Mark Menadier

Phone: 973-627-4600 X224

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Mr. Mark Menadier

Mr. Menadier is the Assistant Principal of the Morris County School of Technology (MCST). Mr. Menadier has had the distinct privilege of being a part of MCST's full-time program since its inception in 2004. Mr. Menadier began his tenure at MCST as a history teacher, earning recognition as the district's "Teacher of the Year" in 2009. During his time on the teaching staff, Mr. Menadier served in various roles, including Master Teacher and varsity soccer coach, as well as participating in numerous initiatives such as Curriculum Council, Critical Friends Group, and Intervention & Referral Services.

In 2011, Mr. Menadier transitioned from teaching to administration when he was appointed Supervisor of Humanities. He has been in his current position as Assistant Principal since 2016. Mr. Menadier believes in forging positive relationships as a means of developing academic growth and character development. To that end he is grateful for the opportunity to work with an exceptional student body and a dedicated professional staff. 

Supervisor of Instruction

Mrs. Lisa Adams

Phone: 973-627-4600 x207

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Mrs. Lisa Adams

Mrs. Adams joined the administrative team at the Morris County School of Technology in the fall of 2018. She is responsible for supervising a combination of share-time and full-time programs as well as various academic departments. Mrs. Adams began her career at MCST in 2006 as an English Teacher. During her tenure, she participated on several committees and championed many school-wide initiatives. In 2014 Mrs. Adams was honored with the distinction of Morris County Teacher of the Year.  While a teacher, she frequently told her students that they were the best thing about MCST and she still believes that to this day.  Mrs. Adams is passionate about educational best practices, teacher leadership, and helping students become the best they can be.

Mr. Jack Sassaman

Phone: 973-627-4600 x124

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Mr. Jack Sassaman

Mr. Sassaman joined the administrative team at the Morris County School of Technology in the fall of 2018 as an Instructional Supervisor, responsible for providing pedagogical guidance, coaching, and curricular implementation. Mr. Sassaman used his innate drive to explore, learn, and professionally grow through a series of teaching and supervisory positions before landing at MCST. He began his career in 2002 as an elementary and middle school teacher. Realizing his calling was to educate secondary grades due to his experience as an adjunct professor to freshman at a local college, Mr. Sassaman moved into a high school English/Humanities teaching role in 2006. Mr. Sassaman continued his education of the craft and earned a supervisory certificate, thus opening the door for his supervisory career that began in 2011. Mr. Sassaman’s jack-of-all-trades path has led him to MCST where he looks forward to the future opportunities of acquiring and imparting new knowledge and skills to assist MCST in our vision to propel our future generations even further.