South Brunswick School District will continue to be led by Superintendent Scott Feder, and school board members will approve a revised contract that will keep him with the district through 2027.

Board Vice President Mike Mitchell and board members Deepa Karthik, Raja Krishna, Ray Kuhner, Smitha Raj, Lisa Rogers and Barry Nathanson voted to approve the contract, which ends July 1, 2027, at the October meeting.

“I just want to let the board know that I’m very pleased to know that I’m finishing my career at South Brunswick. The contract puts me at the point where I’m going to stay for five years, and I’m very excited to do that and finish my time as an educator at South Brunswick,” Feder said.

Feder added that South Brunswick is an amazing place and he’s excited about the opportunity to stay here for another five years.

“That will put me here for 10 full years,” he said.

Feder’s new contract begins Dec. 1 and runs through June 30, 2023, with a salary of $261,000 prorated over the first year; then during the 2023-24 school year, his contract increases to $269,352; the following year, in 2024-25, the salary is $277,971; for the 2025-26 school year, it increases to $286,866; and will have a salary of $296,046 in the 2026-27 school year.

His previous contract started in October 2019 and was due to end in June 2024.

Feder’s career in education began in South Brunswick.

He spent six years in the district and worked at Indian Fields Elementary School, Monmouth Junction Elementary School and the former Upper Elementary School (now known as Crossroads North Middle School).

Feder served 11 years as a school principal in the West Orange and West Windsor-Plainsboro school districts.

He later became superintendent of schools in the Rumson School District and was superintendent of Millstone Township schools before returning to where his career began after being hired as superintendent of South Brunswick.

The South Brunswick School District consists of Monmouth Junction Elementary School, Indian Fields Elementary School, Greenbrook Elementary School, Constable Elementary School, Cambridge Elementary School, Brooks Crossing Elementary School, Brunswick Acres Elementary School, Crossroads Middle School [North and South]and South Brunswick High School.

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