About the Superintendent
Dr. Raymond A. González is a dedicated husband, father of three children, and educator with a successful track record of school and district-level administrative experience. He holds New Jersey State Certifications as an Administrator, Supervisor, Principal, and Teacher.
Prior to joining the Westfield Public School District on August 1, 2021, Dr. González was Superintendent of the Westwood Regional School District for seven years. He also served as the Superintendent in Wayne Township and also the Interim Superintendent and Assistant Superintendent of Hackensack Public Schools. For the Paterson School system, he served as Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum & Instruction and Special Education, as well as Director of Assessment, Planning, and Evaluation. Dr. González was also the Principal of the Berkeley Elementary School in the Westwood Regional School District and a Paterson school teacher, where he was honored as the recipient of the Geraldine R. Dodge Fellowship Award for outstanding first-year teacher.
Dr. González earned his Doctoral and Masters Degrees in Educational Administration and Supervision from Rutgers University, has a Masters Degree in Urban Education from New Jersey City University, and received his Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Princeton University.