Steven A. Bollar
Stand Tall Steve is an educational thought leader and master motivator. Steve works with forward thinking organizations to generate new ideas, improve climate/culture and maximize leadership skills. His quick wit, experience, and in-depth knowledge makes him one of the premier speaker, trainer, consultants available. Through keynotes, break out session, and consulting Steve can make an impact in your organization.
Coordinating full-day professional development events for 200+ staff members is an arduous task. Collaborating with Steve to develop the day resulted in a well received, productive day for our teachers. I encourage you to partner with Steve for your professional development needs.
Amy Stella - Curriculum Director, Northern Burlington County Regional School District
Partial Client List
National Association of Secondary School Principals
National Association of Elementary School Principals
Florida School Boards Association, FL
Rutgers University, NJ
Camden County College, NJ
Jostens National Conference, MN
Catholic Independent Schools Vancouver Archdiocese, Vancouver, BC
Chicopee Public Schools, MA
Conrad Weiser High School, PA
Oaks Integrated Care, NJ
Hopewell Valley Regional School District, NJ
Orchard Hill Elementary School, NJ
North Crowley High School, TX
Delaware County School Counselors Association, PA
Delsea Regional High School, NJ
Socorro Consolidated Schools, NM
Monte Vista Christian School, CA
Burlington County Principals and Supervisors Association, NJ
Sussex County Regional Transportation Cooperative, NJ
Marple Newtown District, PA
NJ Public Schools
2016 - Present
Provide administrative support to public, charter and private schools throughout New Jersey by filling in for absent administrators. This includes, but not limited to staff observations, building management, budget management, parental and community communication, discipline,
and staff support.
Alternate Route Program
Rutgers University2017 - Present
Adjunct professor of the alternate route teacher training program. Oversee three phases of the instructional program. Instruction focuses on helping Alternate Route Candidates develop teacher competencies with regards to subject area learning environment, professional learning, ethical practice, content knowledge, learning differences, planning for instruction, instructional strategies, assessment, and leadership and collaboration.
Director of Schools
CSMI LLC, Chester, PA
2015 - 2017
CSMI LLC is an educational management company that provides direction and leadership to select Charter Schools. Assumed the responsibility of Lead/Superintendent for the NJ Charter Schools under CSMI LLC. Works directly with the board of trusties. Oversee all programs, state requirements, curriculum and instruction throughout the schools.
Acting Superintendent / Assistant Superintendent of
Curriculum & Instruction
Hamilton Township Schools, Hamilton, NJ
2014 - 2015
Assumed all responsibilities of the superintendent as acting superintendent for a K-12 district with over 12,500 students. Focused on the improvement of curriculum and instruction throughout the district. Worked directly with the superintendent and board of education to develop goals, oversee programs, and supervise all areas of instruction throughout the district.
Principal, Hartford School
Mt. Laurel Public Schools, Mt. Laurel, NJ
2007 - 2014
Dedicated to the continual improvement of the culture and climate of the upper elementary school with a student population of 1,000. Spearheads all school human resources activity including the recruitment, hiring, training, performance evaluation of staff. Launched a new safety and security plan. Achieved significant test score improvements over the seven years in the position. Increased services to the special education population and the number of higher level math classes per grade. Significantly improved the Gifted and Talented program. Developed a empowering learning environment for students, staff & community.
Willingboro Public Schools, Willingboro, NJ
2003 - 2007
Gloucester Township Public Schools, Glourceter Twp, NJ
2001 - 2003
Visual Art Teacher
Lawrence Township Public Schools, Lawrenceville, NJ
1994 - 2001
Awards & Recognition
Burlington County Principals and Supervisors Association
Visionary Leadership Award – 2014
South Jersey Magazine Top 20 Men of the Year – 2012
Suburban Family Magazine Top Citizen of the Year – 2012
Jostens Renaissance Hall of Fame – 2007