Prior to his last term, Mr. Engravalle served Fort Lee as Assistant Superintendent of Schools beginning in July of 2010. Since coming to the district, Mr. Engravalle has formulated and implemented strategic plans for increased student achievement, individualized professional development for educators, and enhanced school accountability measures that include employing policies and practices to facilitate data-driven decision-making for all schools. Among his work thus far, he has begun a full curriculum review and alignment with Common Core Standards; provided online, individualized professional development for teachers and administrators; facilitated the implementation of Teachscape’s Classroom Walk-through and Data Collection Tool online teacher evaluation system; and coordinated the district-wide deployment of Pearson’s PowerSchool SIS.
Before coming to Fort Lee, Mr. Engravalle served as the Superintendent of the Hamburg School District in New Jersey. During his tenure in Hamburg, he led a revision of all district curricula as well as an update and enhancement to all program offerings that included the implementation of innovative technologies and pedagogy in the classroom leading to increased student achievement. In addition, he advanced central office policies and practices resulting in fiscal solvency for the district despite reductions in state funding. Understanding the importance of well-managed and safe schools, Mr. Engravalle also upgraded all district facilities and developed and implemented district-wide school safety policies, procedures, and practices in coordination with local, county, state, and federal officials.
Additionally, Mr. Engravalle serves as the State Chair of the Technology Committee for the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA). Through this position, he strives to promote technological innovations in all of New Jersey's schools that will enhance pedagogical practices to develop 21st century learners and advance fiscally responsible, thorough, and efficient school district operations. In this position, Mr. Engravalle also has the pleasure of chairing Techspo: the premiere educational technology convention in the Northeast held at Bally's Atlantic City on January 31 - February 1, 2013.