St. John Vianney High School, Holmdel, announced the appointment of John Niesz as the school’s new assistant principal of academic affairs.
Niesz comes to St. John Vianney from the Monmouth County Vocational School District. He served in the law enforcement program as a head teacher, was a member of the Monmouth County Vocational School strategic planning committee, and was a Skills USA advisor. He was also a director for a Homeland Security contractor overseeing training, curriculum development and quality control. His responsibilities included training, professional development, and supervision of a staff of 200 employees.
Niesz retired from the Freehold Borough Police Department as a sergeant due to an injury in the line of duty.
Niesz is currently a subject matter expert in standardized testing for the National Occupational Competency Testing Institute and is a published author for Thompson Peterson Publishing. He is also a member of the American Society for Quality and a certified quality improvement associate.
Niesz serves as an adjunct professor at Fairleigh Dickinson University, University of Phoenix, and is an adult education teacher at Brookdale Community College.
Niesz and his wife, Nancy, are both graduates of Mater Dei High School, New Monmouth. Their son Jeffrey is a 2011 graduate of St. John Vianney, and their daughter, Lauren, will graduate in 2013.