Dr. Thomas Hagerman
Dr. Thomas Hagerman joined the Scarsdale Public Schools as its new Superintendent of Schools on July 1, 2014. Previously, he served as superintendent of the nationally renowned Winnetka School District 36 on Chicago’s north shore.
Dr. Hagerman has served as superintendent in both K-8 and K-12 high-performing school districts in communities similar to Scarsdale -- those with high expectations and exemplary achievement.
Before coming to Winnetka, he served as superintendent of the Riverdale School District in Oregon and of the River Forest School District 90 in Illinois. Dr. Hagerman received a number of awards from the Illinois chapter of the National School Public Relations Association, including awards for distinguished service and strategic planning.
Prior to his work as a superintendent, Dr. Hagerman served in Oregon as a principal, assistant principal, and classroom teacher of English, social studies and technology for 6th-12th graders. He obtained a bachelor's degree in English and a master’s degree in Education from Lewis and Clark College, and a doctoral degree in Policy, Organization and Management from the University of Oregon. You can follow Dr. Hagerman on Twitter @Dr_Hagerman.