Board of Trustees

Victoria Kniewel, Ed.D.

Edgemont School District

Victoria S. Kniewel, Ed.D., has served as Superintendent for the Edgemont Union Free School District in Scarsdale, New York, since 2013. After teaching for 17 years, Dr. Kniewel served as an elementary school principal in the Ridgewood (N.J.) Public School District, Assistant Superintendent and Principal in the Ho-Ho-Kus (N.J.) Public School District, Assistant Superintendent for Curriculum and Personnel for the North Salem (N.Y.) Central School District North Salem, New York and as both Assistant Superintendent and Superintendent in West Windsor-Plainsboro (N.J.). 


As a facilitator for “America Speaks,” Dr. Kniewel led constituent discussions to rebuild lower Manhattan following September 11, 2001. She has been a presenter at numerous conferences on the topic of “Leading a Learning Organization,” Dr. Kniewel has written research papers and spoken on the topics of dialogue and organizational learning, and on equity and excellence through the use of Networking and Instructional Rounds in Education. Dr. Kniewel has a Doctor of Education degree in Executive Leadership from Fordham University; master’s degrees from Fordham and from Montclair State University; and a bachelor’s degree in Special Education/Elementary Education from William Paterson University.