HOBOKEN -- Mary Tremitiedi will be attending her last official Hoboken Board of Education meeting tonight (June 29) since her retirement is effective July 1.
Mary Tremitiedi, administrative assistant to the superintendent of schools, has assisted three superintendents, Patrick Gagliardi, Jack Raslowski and interim Peter Carter. She is the highest ranking retiree of the approximately 35 school employees who have announced their retirement this year.
During her career of 38 years, she served as the principal of Joseph F. Brandt Middle School . Starting her teaching career in 1971, she has taught in Wallace and Connor’s Schools.
In 1985, she was promoted to Vice Principal and was assigned to Salvatore Calabro and later to A.J. Demarest Elementary School.
Mary also was the President of the Hoboken Teachers Union (NJEA) for 10 years and also served several terms as President the Hoboken Administrators unit.
She says that she will look forward to having this summer off and intends to continue to be active in mentoring educators as well as doing some grant writing.
On her last day of work, June 30, Mary will be also celebrating 20 years of marriage to her husband Richard, the former Hoboken fire chief. Both live in Hoboken, and Richard Tremitiedi sometimes speaks at council meetings about local issues.