Information via Greenwich Public Schools
GREENWICH, CT – Superintendent of Greenwich Public Schools, Dr. Toni Jones, announced on Thursday the appointment of Dr. Jonathan Budd as the district’s director of human resources, effective July 1. He will start working transition days in the coming weeks.
“Greenwich Public Schools are rightfully the envy of educators across the state of Connecticut,” Budd said in a school district news release. “It will be my privilege and pleasure to join Dr. Jones and the GPS team in maximizing the potential of every employee towards the strongest experience for every child, every day.”
In his new role, Budd will lead a team that oversees all Human Resources functions for the Board of Education, including overseeing the hiring process for all staff, and will work with the Superintendent of Schools to review the board of education. organization of the BOE.
Budd is currently Superintendent of Schools for the Woodbridge School District and previously spent six years at Trumbull Public Schools, where he most recently served as Assistant Superintendent. In both positions, Budd took an active role in managing all human resources and staffing matters, GPS said.
“We are very pleased to add Dr. Budd to the district leadership team to lead our human resources department,” Jones said in a press release. “His extensive experience in administration, and specifically in human resources in Connecticut school districts, will prove to be a great asset to Greenwich Public Schools. He will lead the human resources team on all employment agreements. certified by the school board, while providing feedback and working collaboratively with the City’s directors of human resources and labor relations.
Budd’s career in education began in 1996 as an English teacher at Windsor High School. Beginning in 2000, he worked in Region 9 School District, serving Easton and Redding, as an English teacher and co-director of the writing center, while also acting as a lead negotiator on teacher bargaining for 15 years.
Budd earned a bachelor’s degree in English and music from Connecticut College, a master’s degree in English from Trinity College, a sixth-year degree in educational administration from the University of Connecticut, and a doctorate in English education from the University of Columbia.