Meet the Chief Academic Officer

  • Ms. Patricia Calandro currently serves as the Chief Academic Officer (CAO) for the Kingsway Regional School District.  As the CAO, Ms. Calandro is the administrator in charge of the development, implementation, and assessment of the district curriculum and instruction. Together with the Curriculum Team Members and Building Administration, Ms. Calandro provides guidance, vision, and direction for district and building initiatives including professional development, course development, Six Programs of Study, Academy Programs, and Team Scholastics.  Ms. Calandro also oversees the Equity Council district-wide as well as the Community Education and Recreation Program (CER) for the district. 

     

    Experience and Accomplishments: Ms. Calandro taught special education at the Black Horse Pike Regional School District for nine years prior to joining the Kingsway family.  During her time in the classroom, she taught various courses including English, history, math, science, and electives in small-group, self-contained, and inclusive settings.  Ms. Calandro joined the Kingsway community in the summer of 2011 as an Assistant Principal for the high school.  During this time, she established and implemented the Twilight Program for the district, an alternative program aimed at reestablishing the confidence and academic successes of a select group of students.  Ms. Calandro served as the program’s supervisor during which time she guided the curriculum and instruction in all academic areas.  In July of 2013, Ms. Calandro was named CAO for the Kingsway Regional School District and served as the CAO in a shared curriculum service with South Harrison Township Elementary School (SHES) until the fall of 2020.  

     

    Education and Studies:  Ms. Calandro graduated with honors from the University of Scranton in Pennsylvania where she received her B.A. in Special Education.  Her undergraduate work focused on the study of the academic needs of students in grades K-12 with severe disabilities and/or high-incidence disabilities.  Ms. Calandro continued her studies at Saint Joseph’s University in Pennsylvania where she graduated Magna Cum Laude with an M.S. in Educational Leadership.  Additionally, she attended Rutgers University to continue her study of elementary curriculum development. 

Kingsway Coat of Arms
  • Ms. Patricia Calandro 
    Chief Academic Officer (CAO)
    Credentials
    M.A., Saint Joseph's University.
    B.S., University of Scranton
     
    Ms. Anne Byrne
    Administrative Assitant to the CAO
    Credentials
    B.A., Early Elementary Education and Special Education, Neumann University
     
     
    Contact Information 
    O: (856) 467-3300, EXT. 4250
    F: (856) 467-5382