My Work

~Karen D'Avino's Resume ~


Three Things Administrators can do TODAY to get More out of their Teachers Tomorrow

Expanding your Professional Learning Network (Presented at the 2017 National Principals' Conference)

Above the Line: Lessons from Urban Meyer

Safety and Security in the Social Media Age

Leading with Mindfulness

Creating an EdCamp Like Experience for your Staff

Instruction, Management, and Assessment

Interview with Jeremy Grunin

I was lucky enough to land an interview on a local radio talk show that highlights our school district - a topic I am proud and passionate about.

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Karen D'Avino, Superintendent, has been the Chief School Administrator for  seven years in the Barnegat Township School District in Barnegat, NJ. With nearly ten years experience as a Superintendent, Ms. D'Avino provides leadership and achievement in various areas including but not limited to: academics, athletics, the arts, buildings and grounds, facilities, transportation, professional development, fiscal oversight, community involvement, celebrating district success,  the creation of self-funding programs, and the development of academy-like opportunities for students.
No stranger to innovation and improvement, Karen D'Avino also serves as a consultant for NJPSA (the New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association) as well as a mentor on the national level through Dream Big Mentorship.  For more information, please visit this site.