For Release: October 3, 2002
Commissioner of Education William L. Librera Returns to Montclair High School
Commissioner William L. Librera, a former Montclair School District Superintendent, will return to the district on Friday, Oct. 4 at 8:45 a.m. to tour Montclair High Schools Civics and Government Institute (CGI), located at 100 Chestnut Street.
Reporters and photographers are encouraged to attend.
The Commissioner, who served as district superintendent from 1992 to 1997, steadfastly supported efforts to create the institute five years ago. Since then, CGI has developed into a strong grades 10-12 program with 185 students and nine faculty members. CGI is a program geared toward providing an educational environment through which students can develop an understanding of their roles as functioning members of the community, state, country and world.
The institute strives for the following:
Dennis Murray, CGIs program coordinator, credits the Commissioner with giving unwavering support to the institute in its infancy and for that reason invited him back to the district to see how the program has grown.