January 10, 2019
The Rochester School Board has approved the hiring of Ms. Sandie MacDonald as Assistant Superintendent of school effective July 1, 2019. The recommendation came after an interview process that included screening by the current and incoming Superintendent, tours of various schools, meeting with Principals and other administrators and a final interview with Board members. Ms. MacDonald’s experience includes Bureau Administrator at the New Hampshire Department of Education from 2016 to present, Assistant Superintendent in SAU16 for 4 years, Director of Curriculum in Gilford NH, and a Teacher in Barnstead and Pembroke.
Ms. MacDonald has a Bachelor of Science from Franklin Pierce, Master of Science from Southern New Hampshire University, Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies from Plymouth State and a Doctorate from Plymouth State University.
Mr. Repucci: “I am very excited to add Sandie’s leadership and curriculum experiences to our team. She has the qualifications and traits necessary to take on this important role”.
Mr. Lynch, Chair of the Rochester School Board stated he is excited to bring her experience to the District both as an Assistant Superintendent and her work with the Department of Education.
Mr. Hopkins stated we are developing a great team for next year and in the future. She has experience in many aspects of our work and will add new ideas to the District.