Regional Director of Curriculum & Instruction
An experienced educator for more than 20 years, Dr. Seeley has primarily served high-performing school communities, including Holmdel, Cranford, and Kinnelon. She has enjoyed her rise through the ranks, serving as teacher, assistant principal, principal, assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction and superintendent. Under her leadership, her schools and districts have earned several awards, including the coveted National Blue Ribbon for Academic Excellence.
Dr. Seeley joined the Shore Regional team in September 2020 as the Regional Director of Curriculum and Instruction. Her primary responsibilities include curriculum leadership, professional development and grants coordination.
Dr. Seeley coordinates in-district workshops and activities to enrich our faculty and impact student achievement. Most recently, the district's focus has been on learning about brain-research, developing critical thinking in relation to standards achievement associated with the NJSLS and International Baccalaureate, utilizing data, technology integration and mindful practices.
Working in concert with administrative colleagues and faculty, Dr. Seeley developed and implemented a 3-year plan to increase students’ eligibility and enrollment in core science and math courses, increased business and International Baccalaureate High Level course offerings, increased special education curriculum, and increased dual-enrollment coursework in partnership with local universities.
Grant applications and management have significantly increased over the last two years, and require careful planning, coordination and oversight. Dr. Seeley’s management of the district’s federal grants includes ESEA, CARES, CRSSA, and ARP. She also writes additional applications as they become available to maximize other sources of revenue for the district.
Dr. Seeley is an active member of the Association of School Administrators, Principal and Supervisors Association, and Monmouth County Curriculum Consortium. She has presented at local and statewide conferences, including the New Jersey School Board Association fall workshop.