Robert R. Zywicki, Ed.D.

Professional Development Coordinator

Dr. Robert R. Zywicki coordinates the design and delivery of research-based professional development programs for the Center for Effective School Practices. Dr. Zywicki is an accomplished superintendent of schools, experienced consultant to school leadership teams, and an innovative graduate school professor. Dr. Zywicki has been selected to present and keynote at multiple national and state conferences on a wide variety of topics including organizational leadership, blended learning, Response to Intervention, project-based learning, and school branding. In 2018, Dr. Zywicki was named a District Thought Leader by Future Ready Schools. Additionally, he has been tapped to serve on several state-wide initiatives by the NJDOE, including the Elementary and Secondary Education Advisory Committee, Model Curriculum Committee, NJSLS ELA Standards Review Committee, and Computer Science Advisory Committee. Recently, the National School Public Relations Association named Dr. Zywicki a “Superintendent to Watch” for “modeling and leading effective communication technology efforts with both internal and external stakeholders.” In 2020, the Morris County Council of Education Associations presented Dr. Zywicki the “Friend of Education” award for his “extraordinary contributions to education.”

Connect with Dr. Zywicki via Twitter at @ZywickiR and LinkedIn at

• B.A, Rutgers College
• M.A. Saint Peter's University
• Ed.D. Saint Peter's University
• Center for Effective School Practices

  • Experience/ Research Interest

    Strategic Planning

    School District Budgeting

    Response to Intervention/ Multi-tiered Systems of Support

    Project-based Learning

    Educational Leadership

    School Choice

  • Honors & Awards

    2021 National School Public Relations Association Superintendents to Watch

    2020 Morris County Council of Education Associations Friend of Education

    2018 Future Ready District Thought Leader

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