Four schools will have new principals next year after sweeping changes made Thursday night in the Wayne Public School District.
Officials have begun searching for new principals of George Washington and middle schools, and .
The moves are a result of resignations, promotions and unrenewed contracts, but Superintendent Ray Gonzalez would not offer specifics about the reasons for each change.
Mary Jane Tierney and are the principals of George Washington and Schuyler-Colfax, respectively. Stella Cosmas is the principal of Lafayette.
The three have nearly 100 years of combined experience and collectively earn about $420,000 yearly.
"The district administration is continuing to work closely with the Board of Education toward a reorganization of the overall Wayne Public Schools administrative structure," Gonzalez said in a statement.
Officials are also planning to reorganize the administrative structure of the district’s special education, guidance and athletic departments.
“For next year, we're reconfiguring how we manage all district programs in and out of the classroom, with a goal of most effectively serving our students in the most efficient way possible," Gonzalez said in a statement. “We've yet to make final decisions on the structure, but expect to do so in the coming weeks. Ultimately, the final model will streamline and standardize the process of making and implementing educational decisions."
As part of the reconfiguring, the board voted Thursday .
The board also voted Thursday to as principal of Wayne Hills High School. Beckerman announced he was leaving earlier this week.
More than 8,500 students attend Wayne public schools.