* On behalf of the Harrington Park Board of Education, it is our great pleasure to announce that Dr. Adam Fried has been selected as Bergen County’s Superintendent of the Year. As Superintendent, Dr. Fried has helped transform our district into one of the top district’s in the state, increasing student achievement and developing cutting edge initiatives. He is the President-Elect of the Bergen County Association of School Administrators, Executive Committee Member of the New Jersey Association of School Administrators and he has established the Northern Ignite Innovation Cluster for Northern New Jersey. Dr. Fried has received numerous awards and acknowledgements during his tenure such as the prestigious Jefferson Award, InnovateNJ Award, and Creativity and Innovation Award. He leads the state in his pedagogical thinking, innovative ideas and has been recognized as a best practice for the NJ Department of Education for his research based evaluation model. Dr. Fried is responsible for securing hundreds of thousands of dollars by taking advantage of NJ state grants as well as developing large consortiums allowing our district to put money back into the classrooms. He currently is mentoring Ed-Tech startup companies to enhance technology in education. His dynamic and outside-the-box thinking makes him a leader in education. We are so proud of this great honor and extremely proud to have Dr. Fried “Leading the Way.”Sincerely,The Harrington Park Board of Education