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Meet the New Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction

1 September 2022
Eshaya Draper

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DISTRICT – At its August 31 meeting, the Board of Education approved Rajneet (Pimmi) Goomer as the new Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction. She will begin her new position in the district on Monday, September 19, 2022.

Goomer is an award-winning director of student services and DEI expert. Her 17+ year career in education and New Jersey public schools has been rooted in equity, diversity, and inclusion for students, families, and staff. Goomer believes in supporting the whole child, including families and staff, as a cornerstone of ensuring a culture of belonging and providing equitable access and supports for all students to be successful.

“Ms. Goomer has several years of central office experience and brings a wealth of expertise and experience from other high-performing districts,” said Dr. Ross Kasun, superintendent of Lawrence Township Public Schools. “She is passionate about being able to do the groundwork that makes our strategic plan a reality. She has had great success in fostering systematic, districtwide approaches to enhance student achievement, wellness, and equity.” 

Goomer began her career in the South Brunswick School District as a speech-language specialist before transitioning to administration. She entered Robbinsville Public Schools as the supervisor of student services before taking on the director of student services role a year later. During her tenure in Robbinsville, Goomer was known for innovation in programming to support students, including creating a therapy dog program, therapeutic supports, executive function, and literacy.

Goomer’s passion extends to designing and leading ongoing professional development and workshops in a variety of areas, including DE&I. She has presented in numerous venues, including at the NJDOE’s annual State Conference for Equity, as well as for NJEA. In 2019, she was honored with the Mimi Ballard CANDO Award from ResearchILD for innovative, strategic planning and implementation. Goomer is an empathetic and mission-driven leader dedicated to meaningful change. She is passionate about sharing her expertise and learning with others to help them personally and professionally thrive.

Goomer has a bachelor’s degree in psychology and a master’s in speech-language pathology, both from The College of New Jersey (TCNJ). She also holds a diversity and inclusion certificate from Cornell University. Goomer is excited to join the district and continue the incredible work to support students, staff, and families!

Read more in this press release and at the Lawrenceville Patch.