The Readington Township School District is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Timothy Charleston as the next Principal of Readington Middle School, effective July 1, 2022. Mr. Charleston’s appointment was approved by the Readington Board of Education at their meeting on April 26, 2022. Dr. Jonathan Hart, Superintendent of Schools, is pleased to welcome Mr. Charleston to Readington and shared; “We are thrilled to have Mr. Charleston join the RMS family and the leadership team. His skill set, previous experiences, and connection with children will serve our community well.”
Mr. Charleston comes to Readington from Princeton Public Schools in Princeton, NJ, where he has been employed for the past eight years, most recently serving as the Assistant Principal of the middle school. His previous experience also includes appointments as Supervisor of Social Studies Enrichment and Global Education, Acting Director of Technology and Innovation, and School Safety Specialist for Princeton Public Schools; District Supervisor of Instruction, Information and Technology Coordinator, and Social Studies Teacher for Green Brook Township Public Schools.
Mr. Charleston is a graduate of Seton Hall University with a Bachelor of Science in Education, Rutgers University with a Masters in Social Studies Education, and the University of Scranton with a Masters in Educational Administration. Mr. Charleston’s teaching philosophy includes fostering inclusive learning environments that allow all students to find their joy and purpose in a global society. Mr. Charleston comes to us with strong leadership skills, data analysis expertise, and is an avid community builder. Mr. Charleston has an amazing ability to connect with middle school students academically and also through his love for sports, pizza eating, and the air guitar.
Mr. Charleston and his wife Kristen reside in Flemington, NJ with their children Gwen, Shane, Luke, and Blaire. The Charleston family enjoys being outside together, especially taking in the sunsets from their backyard in Hunterdon County.