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Superintendent's Office

 Welcome! 

Welcome to the Gloucester Township Public School District website. Our district educates all students in grades K-8 who reside in our district. Gloucester Township operates the largest elementary school district in New Jersey, located approximately fourteen miles southeast of Philadelphia. A total of 6,400 students are served by eight elementary schools and three middle schools. We invite you to browse through this website where you will find an array of information regarding our district, including information on each school and descriptions of all of our regular and specialized programs. 

 

General Information

 

Our schools offer state of the art instructional programs and facilities. In addition, the district provides a wide range of curricular and co-curricular opportunities designed to meet the needs of all students. We work closely with the community to enhance the educational experiences provided for the students. Each school has an enthusiastic and highly qualified teaching staff, very dedicated support personnel, and an active parent organization. We are very proud of our students and the wonderful staff who guide them toward excellence in education.

 


A Message from the Superintendent

 


The administration and staff of Gloucester Township Public Schools are ready to deliver what is hoped to be another successful school year.  


Our middle school Chromebook Initiative has now expanded into a Grade 4 through Grade 8 program. 


Our Full Day Kindergarten program is excited to commence the second year of an outstanding program which prepares our young learners academically, socially, and emotionally for 1st grade.  It is our belief that Full Day Kindergarten represents an essential foundation which allows all students to experience a successful transition to formal schooling.


I am confident that the district is prepared to deliver an outstanding year.  If at any time you have an issue that is not receiving an appropriate response, please contact my office.   ​​​​​​​


Invitation to Be a Partner

 

The success of the Gloucester Township School District would not be possible without the partnership of our dynamic parents and community members. We invite you to attend our many school functions, become a part of our parent organizations, volunteer in the schools, attend Board of Education meetings, and view our district website. We look forward to working closely with you and having you as an integral part of our school system.

Please re-visit this website for additional updates, information, and opportunities for involvement.

 Biography

 

John Bilodeau has been an integral part of the Gloucester Township School District administration since 2003.  Prior to his appointment as Superintendent, Mr. Bilodeau has served as Assistant Superintendent for eight years.    As of July 1, 2013 Mr. Bilodeau was appointed as the Superintendent of Schools.

Mr. Bilodeau has a Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Drexel University and a Master's Degree in Educational Leadership from Thomas Edison State College. He holds certifications for both School Administrator and School Business Administrator. 

Mr. Bilodeau began his career in education in 1995 as Director of Business Operations with Pennsauken Public Schools.  He was promoted to Assistant School Business Administrator in 1997 and became Pennsauken’s School Business Administrator in 1999. His administrative career continued in Gloucester Township beginning in 2003 when he became the School Business Administrator/Board Secretary.  In 2005 he was promoted to Assistant Superintendent.


Mr. Bilodeau currently serves as the immediate past President of the Camden County Association of School Administrators.

 

The Superintendent of Schools is the educational leader of the district. His role, according to state professional standards, is "to promote the success of all students by advocating, nurturing, and sustaining a school culture and instructional program conducive to student learning and staff professional growth." In essence, it is from this office that the education of more than 6,400 students is overseen each school day, which includes providing both transportation and meals for all students. Additionally, the employment concerns of more than 1,000 individuals are monitored, and the stewardship of district facilities and tax dollars is considered with regard to all decisions.

The Superintendent is responsible for day-to-day operations in all schools, and serves as an ad hoc member of the Board of Education.


Respectfully,


John Bilodeau


Superintendent of Schools
John D. Bilodeau
856-227-1400



Secretary to the Superintendent
Kathy Ulrich
856-227-1400, Ext. 2001

​​​​​​​Fax - 856-232-3050