Edward Aldarelli, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools
Dr. Edward Aldarelli, Superintendent of Schools, initially joined the Edison Township Public Schools in October of 2020 as the Director of Human Resources and served as Acting Superintendent of Schools beginning in December 2022, prior to his July 2023 appointment as Superintendent. Dr. Aldarelli has over 25 years of experience in public education beginning as both an elementary and middle school classroom teacher. Dr. Aldarelli's administrative career began as the Vice Principal of the Adelphia Elementary School in Howell Township and then moving on to the principal of the West Freehold School in Freehold Township.
Dr. Aldarelli received his doctorate in Educational Leadership from Saint Peter’s University. HIs dissertation focused on how transformative leadership practices elevate teacher performance beyond expectation. Dr. Aldarelli has presented nationally on the topics of effective homework practices, transformational leadership, and school improvement. Further, he has worked with many school districts in an effort to refine their leadership and pedagogical practices in order to make teaching and learning meaningful, engaging and personalized. During his time in Freehold Township, his school and district received national recognition for their work within the area of personalized and project based learning.
Dr. Aldarelli is committed to promoting innovative and sound educational strategies that leverage the use of technology, foster inquiry, discussion, and high levels of engagement for all the students in Edison Township Public Schools.