Dr. Christy Oliver-Hawley is Director of Curriculum & Instruction at Hillside Public Schools in Hillside, NJ. Dr. Oliver-Hawley is a professional educator and communicator, who was the recipient of the Geraldine Dodge Fellowship for Principals. In addition, Dr. Oliver-Hawley is a distinguished public speaker who won a national award for her expertise in Extemporaneous Speech Delivery. A graduate of Georgetown University, Saint Peter’s University and the College of Saint Elizabeth, Dr. Oliver- Hawley has 17 years of experience serving local school districts. After an internship at the Embassy of France, Dr. Oliver-Hawley went on serve as a French Immersion Teacher, Gifted Program Teacher, Vice Principal, Principal and Central Office Director. A published author, Dr. Oliver-Hawley researched communication trends related to the federal No Child Left Behind Legislation entitled A Study of NCLB Supplemental Educational Services Implementation and Communication.
Dr. Oliver-Hawley believes that all students deserve a world-class education in a safe and academically rigorous environment.
Dr. Oliver-Hawley is married and the mother of one son. She is also a very grateful daughter!