• 2015 LEAD Award Recipients
    For each of our Livingston High School graduates, there have been talented educators who have served to guide them to achieve. This year the Livingston Education Foundation will continue a tradition of recognizing individuals who have created, through a lifetime of service, successful educational opportunities for the students of the Livingston Public Schools. Their vision, their dedication to education, to the children of Livingston and to the district is to be commended.
    Ken Losi
    Ken Losi

    Serving as an educator for 35 years, Ken started his career as a LHS teacher of biological sciences. In 1982, he earned two Masters Degrees, as a Learning Disabilities Consultant and in Counselling, and then served as a Learning Consultant at the Montclair State University Psycho-educational Center in 1984. From 1985-91, he was the Founder and Director of A.S.P.I.R.E. – Livingston Alternative School. He served on the Executive Board and as President of the NJ Alternative Education Association and as a Consultant to the NJ Department of Education. Ken was recognized by the Phi Kappa Phi Honor Society in 1982, the Phi Delta Kappa Honor Society in 1988 and received the Phi Delta Kappa top 22 National Exemplary Program Design Award ASPIRE-Livingston 1990. Ken served as one of the original Executive Board members of the Livingston Education Foundation (LEF) in 1994-1995.

    Read Ken Losi’s My Livingston Life
    John Rowley
    Dr. John Rowley
    John began his career in Livingston as a math teacher at LHS and went on to teach 6th grade at Roosevelt Elementary School. John then served the Livingston Public Schools as Principal of Mt. Pleasant Elementary School, Heritage Jr. High School, Heritage Middle School and Mt. Pleasant Middle School. During vacation periods, he directed comparative education seminars to Russia, China, Australia and New Zealand, Switzerland and the Scandinavian Countries. John served the Livingston Community as a West Essex Red Cross Instructor-Trainer of Water Safety Instructors & Life Guards, Manager of the Livingston Pools, and on the Steering Committee of the United Way of North Essex. He served on the Board of Directors of the Livingston Recreation Dept, Livingston Public Library Association, NJ School Masters, NJ Psychological Trust; and was Vice Chairman of NJ Block Grant Advisory Council as well as Chairman of Livingston Business & Industrial Council and Presbyterian Church Building Committee. John served as Councilman and Mayor of Livingston; was a member of National Task Force on Teen Suicide and Livingston Crisis Management Committee. John was also President of Phi Delta Kappa International Educational Organization. He received The Rutgers Distinguished Service to Education Award, MSU Outstanding Administrator Award, and is listed in Who’s Who in American Education and Who’s Who in America.
    Read John Rowley’s My Livingston Life