Receiver/Superintendent

Dr. Steve Zrike

About Dr. Zrike

Dr. Zrike joined Holyoke Public Schools in July 2015.  He previously served as the Superintendent of Schools in Wakefield, Massachusetts. Previous to his work in Wakefield, he served as Chief of Elementary Schools for the Pilsen-Little Village Network in the Chicago Public Schools.  He was responsible for leading the instructional improvement efforts for 26 schools and approximately 18,000 students.

In addition to his experience in Chicago, Dr. Zrike also served the Boston Public Schools as the turnaround principal of the William Blackstone Elementary School, an inquiry facilitator and leadership coach for four Boston schools, and as principal of both the William Ohrenberger Elementary School and John Philbrick Elementary School.  Dr. Zrike’s teaching career began in Massachusetts’ Andover Public School District, as a fifth-grade teacher. He received his doctorate from the Urban Superintendents’ Program and his Master’s Degrees in Education from the Harvard Graduate School of Education. Dr. Zrike also holds a Bachelor’s Degree in history from Dartmouth College.

Dr. Zrike’s Twitter Feed

RT @CanataSal: As STEM Academy creates community; is there any better way than a community meeting that celebrates student and staff succes…
Happening now! Puerto Rican Summit @HolyokeCC listening to youth millennials panel. Our very own Christopher “Domi… https://t.co/u1KIiGKway
RT @LuisSoriaHPS: Congratulations to our weekly attendance trophy winners! Room 202-8th grade 96% Room 302-Kinder 99% #watchusgrow @SzrikeH…
RT @morganjaguars: Mrs. V’s morning and afternoon PreK students are dreaming about their future as COMMUNITY HELPERS! #allinformorgan https…
RT @Ms_Morin1st: BOOK UPDATE! Illustrations are officially complete! Now we are beginning to dive into the publishing process! Any tips/adv…

Contact

Dr. Stephen Zrike, Jr.
57 Suffolk Street, Holyoke, MA 01040
413-534-2005

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Dr. Zrike, Superintendant/Reciever of Holyoke Public Schools, speaking at the 2019 graduation ceremony.
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