The Norwin School District recently welcomed Dr. Jeffrey M. Taylor as its Superintendent of Schools on July 1, 2019. The NSDCF is proud to welcome Dr. Taylor, and looks forward to working with him in the future.
Dr. Jeffrey M. Taylor
Prior to joining Norwin, Dr. Taylor served the North Hills School District as its assistant superintendent from 2012 to 2019 and Director of Curriculum, Assessment and Technology from 2006 to 2012. His administrative career began as an assistant high school principal, academic principal, and secondary curriculum corrdinator at Charleroi Area School District. Dr. Taylor first served as a biology teacher at the Fort Cherry School District from 1994 to 1996 and Baldwin-Whitehall School District from 1996 to 2002.
Dr. Taylor earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Education-Biology from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, Masters of Science degrees in both Educational Administration and Multimedia Technology from Duquesne University. Dr. Taylor was Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility from California University of Pennsylvania and completed his doctorate at the University of Pittsburgh.
As an administrator, Dr. Taylor has served on the state executive board of the Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development since 2003 as the Technology Committee Chair and as its president from 2016 to 2098. His paper, Competing with Cyber Charters, was published in School Administrator, and he has presented at professional conferences including the Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development National Conference, the Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development State Conference, Pennsylvania Association of Elementary and Secondary School Principals’ State Conference, and the Pennsylvania Educational Technology Expo and Conference.
Dr. Taylor was recognized for his work with the Pennsylvania ASCD’s Robert E. Flynn Distinguished Educator Award in 2008 and President’s Award in 2012 for the promotion and use of technology in educational settings across the state. He has also received the Outstanding Contribution to Online Learning Award from Blendedschools.net for his work in creating the Online Academy @ North Hills, and has been internationally recognized with the Blackboard Catalyst Award for Exemplary Online Course Development in 2012.