Interim Superintendent of SchoolsMr. John Russo Ext. 4206Mr. Russo was appointed Interim Superintendent in July 2023. Mr. Russo served as an Assistant Principal in Keyport, Principal in Tinton Falls, Assistant Superintendent in Middletown, and Superintendent in Tinton Falls. Most recently, Mr. Russo served as an Interim Principal in North Hanover, Interim Superintendent/Principal in Avon, and Interim Superintendent/Principal in Brielle. Mr. Russo received a bachelor’s degree from Monmouth University, a post-baccalaureate from Kean University, and a master’s degree from Georgian Court University.
Business AdministratorMr. Sean Gately Ext. 4200
Mr. Gately was appointed Business Administrator/Board Secretary of Plumsted Township School District in August 2010. Prior to his current service in Plumsted, Mr. Gately served as the Business Administrator/Board Secretary in Teaneck Public Schools and Spring Lake Heights School District. Mr. Gately also served as the Director of Support Operations for the East Brunswick Public Schools and a Staff Accountant for the Paterson Public Schools. Mr. Gately earned a bachelor’s degree in history and political science from Indiana University and an accounting degree from William Paterson University.
Director of Student Personnel Services (Guidance)Mrs. Jessica Drucker Ext. 1408Mrs. Drucker graduated from Monmouth University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration/Marketing. While attending Monmouth University, Mrs. Drucker returned to her Alma Mater, Brick Memorial High School, where she was appointed as the Varsity Gymnastics Assistant Coach and held the position for 10 consecutive seasons. Her love for helping others and guiding and supporting her athletes, led Mrs. Drucker to leave the corporate world and begin her teaching career at Brick Memorial as a Comprehensive Business teacher. During her time as a teacher, she had the privilege of teaching courses such as AP Macroeconomics, Marketing, Senior Seminar, and Business Law. After a few years of teaching, Mrs. Drucker decided to follow her dream of becoming a school counselor and received her Masters of Arts in School Counseling from Georgian Court University and fulfilled the requirements to receive her Director of School Counseling certification. Shortly after graduating, Mrs. Drucker was hired as a high school counselor in Hazlet, NJ. In January of 2019, Mrs. Drucker joined the Plumsted Township School District as the Supervisor of New Egypt High School’s Guidance Department. In July of 2020, Mrs. Drucker was appointed to the Director of Student Personnel Services & Guidance. She is now responsible for district testing, scheduling, and coordinating all PK - 12 school counseling services.
Special Education DirectorAlyson Nechamkin Ext. 5005Ms. Nechamkin has been working in education for over 20 years. She went to Monmouth University for her undergraduate and graduate degrees. She has certificates as a Teacher of the Handicapped and as an Elementary School Teacher. In addition, she has certificates as a Supervisor, a Learning Disabilities Teacher- Consultant (LDT-C) and as a Student Assistance Coordinator. Ms. Nechamkin also has a Masters of Science as a Principal and a Masters in Education in Educational Counseling. She started her career as a special education teacher before becoming a Learning Disabilities Teacher-Consultant on a Child Study Team. She was also a Coordinator of Special Services before becoming a Director of Special Education. Ms. Nechamkin is passionate about advocating for students, ensuring that their educational, behavioral, and social/emotional needs are met.
Interim Principal, New Egypt High SchoolMrs. Carolyn Videla Ext. 1400Mrs. Videla completed her Bachelor of Science degree in 1997 from Hofstra University. She has dedicated the majority of her career to New Egypt High School where she started in 2000. Prior to New Egypt, Mrs. Videla taught one year at Mount Saint Mary Academy, in Watchung, and two years at Roselle Park High School. During her tenure as a Physical Education and Health teacher for New Egypt High School, Mrs. Videla developed the Physical Education and Health Curriculums and acted as lead teacher for her department. Mrs. Videla coached several sports over the years for New Egypt, but her accomplishments as varsity softball coach from 2000-2009 are what she is most proud of. Under her leadership, the team won 6 Conference Championships, 1 Rancocas Valley Elite Tournament Championship, 1 Ocean County Tournament Championship, 3 Sectional State Championships, and 1 Group I State Title . Mrs. Videla completed her Master’s in Administration and Supervision from Georgian Court University in 2006 and will now serve as New Egypt High School’s Assistant Principal.
Interim Assistant Principal, New Egypt High SchoolMr. Ken Mason Ext. 1400
Principal, New Egypt Middle SchoolMrs. Andrea Caldes Ext. 2100
Mrs. Caldes was appointed Principal of New Egypt Middle School in 2007 after completing one year in the Plumsted Township School District as the Assistant Principal of New Egypt High School. Prior to coming to Plumsted, Mrs. Caldes was Principal in the Union Beach Public School District and Vice Principal in the Howell Township Public Schools. Mrs. Caldes began her career in Brick Township as an elementary school teacher. She then left Brick Township to teach and pursue professional opportunities in the Howell Township Public Schools. Mrs. Caldes has her master’s degree in administration and supervision from New Jersey City University and received her bachelor’s degree in education and psychology from Georgian Court University.
Principal, Dr. Gerald H. Woehr Elementary SchoolMrs. Tara Nesbihal Ext. 3000
Mrs. Nesbihal was appointed Principal of the elementary school in January 2022, after completing four years as the Assistant Principal of the New Egypt Middle School and four and half years as Assistant Principal of the Elementary School. Prior to joining New Egypt, Mrs. Nesbihal taught grades 4 and 5 in Howell Township where she also served as an instructional coach. Mrs. Nesbihal received her bachelor’s degree majoring in education and psychology from Georgian Court University and her Masters Degree in Educational Administration from New Jersey City University.
Assistant Principal, Dr. Gerald H. Woehr Elementary SchoolMr. Robert Cilmi Ext. 3000
Mr. Cilmi was a special education teacher for sixteen years prior to joining the Plumsted Township School District as a Vice Principal. He began his teaching career in the East Brunswick School District where he taught grades kindergarten through five prior to moving to the Fair Haven School District. During his fourteen years in Fair Haven, he taught grades three through eight. In addition to his teaching duties, Mr. Cilmi has spent a great deal of time mentoring new staff members and writing curriculum in the content subject areas. Mr. Cilmi received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice from Rowan University and a post baccalaureate teaching certificate from Kean University. Most recently, Mr. Cilmi earned his master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Georgian Court University.