Degrees and Certifications:
Dr. Michael Kuchar
Dr. Michael Kuchar was appointed the Superintendent of the South Bergen Jointure Commission to begin July 1, 2018. The previous year Dr, Kuchar served as the Interim Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction for the Bergenfield School District. He was an associate professor of education at Seton Hall University in the doctoral program of Education, Leadership, Management and Policy and still serves as a doctoral mentor/lecturer. Previously he has served as the Superintendent of the Bergenfield Public School District for 11 years. With a combined 25 years of experience as a school district administrator, Dr. Kuchar has also served as the Bergenfield High School Principal, and the Bergenfield Director of Guidance/ Testing. Dr. Kuchar also previously served as the High School Principal at Dobbs Ferry in Westchester County, an International Baccalaureate School.
Dr. Kuchar is the immediate past-president of the New Jersey Association of Superintendents (NJASA) and the Chair of the Middle States Association of Secondary Schools. In 2017, the College Board recognized his commitment to education with the Bernard P. Ireland Recognition Award.
Dr. Kuchar holds a Ph.D. in Curriculum and Teaching from Fordham University, an Ed.M. in Counseling Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a B.A. from Seton Hall University.