CHERRY HILL Maureen Reusche, superintendent of the township schools, has announced that she is resigning effective June 30.

In a statement, the Board of Education thanked her for her years of service: "Under Dr. Reusche's leadership, our district became home to some of the most talented, experienced, and caring administrative leaders in the state, both at the building level and in central administration, and we are confident that the district will continue to move forward with district initiatives during the transition process to a new superintendent."

Reusche is leaving to take another position in education, district spokeswoman Barbara Wilson said. The job was not disclosed.

Reusche, a resident of Delaware County, was appointed superintendent in July 2011. She came to the district in April 2007 as an assistant superintendent, supervising the offices of curriculum, assessment and research, special education, and student services.

Before coming to Cherry Hill, Reusche was with the Radnor School District, where she served as an administrator and a principal. She began her education career as a teacher for the Archdiocese of Philadelphia.

She received her doctorate in education administration from Widener University, a master's degree in technology in education from Rosemont College, and a bachelor of science degree in education from Villanova University.

She has taught graduate-level education courses at Arcadia University, Cabrini College, St. Joseph's University, and Rosemont.

The search for a new superintendent for the more than 11,300-student district will begin immediately, according to the board statement.
- Rita Giordano