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Former Mount Holly Superintendent Paul Spaventa  who was hired by the Gloucester City school district  this past summer, began work in the local  district earlier this month

as an assistant superintendent. 

He will assume full duties of the low-income 2,200 student ABBOTT district on January 1.

Spaventa is a former superintendent in Clementon, a former vice principal in Gloucester Township and at GatewayMary_stansky_1_2 Regional and a former teacher in Collingswood.

A resident of Gloucester Township, Spaventa replaces Mary Stansky,   photo on right, who is retiring after nine years in the Gloucester City district and 28 years in education.

Spaventa was hired at a salary of $145,000.  Stansky, who was being paid $175,000 annually, will officially retire December 31.