Receiver/Superintendent

Dr. Steve Zrike

We are excited to share with you the plan for turning around the Holyoke Public Schools.  Read theTurnaround Plan to learn more. | (En Español)

Read Dr. Zrike’s blog post about high school redesign.

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

So much learning in 3rd grade @LawrenceSchool6. The good news is that there is still 80 days of learning! https://t.co/ZOetoJatrH
Always my favorite day of the year- recognizing our Grinspoon Teachers of Excellence! #ExcellenceNow https://t.co/TGgqSvnS6i
RT @mcmahon_school: Congratulations to McMahon’s own Jessica Giroux, who was awarded the Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Award! https…
RT @LawrenceSchool6: Congratulations to Amy Drohan for receiving the Pioneer Valley Excellence in Teaching Award! 🏆 🏅 @LawrenceSchool6 @Sz…
RT @kd1101: We are ready to celebrate the 100th day for our PK and K students https://t.co/ouORl1qorn

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

Dr. Zrike 2017 Graduation
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