Dr. Gary Cialfi, Superintendent of Schools, has announced that Dr. Jonathan Budd, who works at Joel Barlow Writing Center, has been hired as the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessment for the Trumbull Public Schools.

Dr. Budd has demonstrated exemplary leadership as the Director of the Joel Barlow Writing Center in the Region 9 Public School District and he is a member of the Connecticut State Network of Educators. He has also been selected to conduct professional development activities in other high performing school districts.

Budd earned his B.A. from Connecticut College, summa cum laude, his M.A. from Trinity College, and his Ph.D. from Columbia University.

According to the district, Budd was most impressive in a series of interviews which began with a committee consisting of representation from the staff and parent community. He will officially begin his duties as the Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Assessments on July 1.