• DistrictMs. Linda Mithaug is the Director of Student Services at Lawrence Township Public Schools. In addition to providing support for staff members, Ms. Mithaug is deeply committed to developing strong partnerships between parents, community members and the school district in order to provide the best outcomes for students requiring special education services. She is passionate about developing a continuum of programs for students in their home district and works closely with central office and building administrators to align district resources. 

    Prior to coming to Lawrence Township, Ms. Mithaug was the Director of Pupil Services for the Montclair Public School District, where she was responsible for supervising the special education programs, nurses and student assistance counselors. This is Ms. Mithaug’s third position as Director of Student Services, having served previously in the roles of special education teacher, LDT-C child study team member and special education supervisor in Bloomfield Public Schools. Ms. Mithaug's background also includes administrative oversight and program development. 

    Ms. Mithaug earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Cornell University, Administration and Supervision Certification from Montclair State University, and a Masters of Arts from Teachers College, Columbia University.

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