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Dr. Reza Namin

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Dr. Reza Namin, PhD, CAGS, MEd, BS

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Objective: To share my portfolio and review my educational background and experiences.



Systemic: possess the knowledge and skills to foster vision and purpose, to achieve common goals, to frame problems, to utilize information, to exercise leadership processes, and to promote teamwork to achieve the vision.

Instructional: possess the knowledge and skills to facilitate the design of appropriate standards-based curriculum, to develop a positive learning environment, to initiate with faculty a variety of instructional programs, to assess outcomes, and to plan professional development activities with staff.

Community and Political: possess the knowledge and skills to act in accordance with legal provisions and statutory requirements, to influence public policy, to apply regulatory standards, to understand schools as political systems, to inform and involve parents and community groups, and to develop public relations and media relations programs.

Organizational: possess the knowledge and skills to establish and improve organizational structure and processes, to design and implement operational plans, to secure and manage resources, and to engage others in the decision making process.

Interpersonal and Ethical: possess the knowledge and interpersonal skills to facilitate teamwork and collegiality and the attributes to act ethically and with integrity.


Maine School Administrative District 49

2017- 2018
Head of Science Department
Cambridge Arts, Technology, and Science Academy. Boston, Massachusetts.

2016 - 2017
Chief Academic Officer
STEM Education Collaborative, Portland, Maine.

2013 - 2016
Chief Academic Officer
The Commonwealth of Massachusetts

2011 - 2013
Superintendent of Regional School District
Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School

The Spencer-East Brookfield Regional School District is located in Central Massachusetts between Worcester and Sturbridge. Spencer and East Brookfield are residential communities with some light industry and manufacturing. They were once very busy industrial communities whose primary products in the 19th century were shoes, boots, and wire mills. Spencer currently has a population of approximately 12,000 residents and East Brookfield has about 2,000 residents. The school district is comprised of 2002 students in six schools: David Prouty High School, Knox Trail Junior High School, Wire Village School, Lake Street School, Maple Street School, and East Brookfield Elementary School. The district employs approximately 300 staff which includes full-time, part-time, substitute and seasonal employees with an annual budget of over $28 million. The school district is in feasibility stage of building new high school and planning to begin the construction in 2011.

2009 - 2011
Superintendent of Schools
Westbrook School Department, Westbrook

The Westbrook community is located in Cumberland County, just minutes from downtown Portland, Westbrook covers 12.8 square miles with a population of 16,142. With an annual budget of over $33 million, the Westbrook School Department provides education to approximately 2471 area students and employs over 460 staff members including 255 certified teachers, 55 certified education technicians and 27 administrators. The school district is comprised of 7 schools, multiple use buildings and superbly maintained athletic fields. A new 600-student middle school and playfields, which includes a 1,000, seat Performing Art Center, which opened in March of 2010. The Westbrook Regional Vocational Center provides outstanding vocational education to approximately 363 students. Over 36% of their students are from local area sending schools (Gorham, Scarborough, Standish, and Windham). The Westbrook School Department has a comprehensive K 12 Alternative Learning Program and school counseling services. Westbrook's Adult and Community Education programs provide a variety of offerings from academics, high school completion to personal growth and activity.

2005 - 2009
Superintendent of Regional School District
Ralph C. Mahar Regional School District, MA

Serving four towns of Orange, New Salem, Wendell, and Petersham. Massachusetts. Successful and proven experiences in classroom teaching, building administration and central office administration in both urban and suburban settings; Massachusetts Comprehensive Student Assessment; No Child Left Behind and Department of Education Quality Assessment; leading curricular/instructional design and staff development; literacy; writing across the curriculum; curriculum development; technology integration, web design, and networking; re-accreditation; supervision and evaluation of teachers and staff; special education; facility/financial planning essential; grant writing and fund raising; school finance and business management; strategic planning; and development of mission and student learning expectations. A collaborative leadership style who can build strong teams; tolerance for ambiguity; sense of humor; exemplary oral, written and interpersonal communication skills; human relations skills; successful experience in improving instruction with demonstrated knowledge in developing and managing an accountability system while reducing the student achievement gaps. Responsible for budget of over 12 million dollars and working with four towns of New Salem, Wendell, Petersham, and Orange.


Dean of Curriculum and Programs at Cambridge Public School, Cambridge, Massachusetts; CEO and Executive Director of Educational Resources & Retraining Inc., Middleborough, Massachusetts; Vice President of Massachusetts Computer Using Educators Organization and Editor of its monthly Publication OnCUE; Professor of Mathematics and Chemistry at Worcester State College; and Adjunct Professor of Graduate School of Education at Fitchburg State College in Massachusetts.

Honorable Empress Farah Pahlavi's Best Wishes