Superintendent of Schools Dr. Earl Metzler is recognized for completing the American Association of School Administrators (AASA) National Superintendent Certification Program at the annual AASA conference in New Orleans. He is the first Superintendent in the state, and one of only a few in New England, to accomplish this impressive distinction. Certification requirements included successfully mastering and completing components in the areas of Transformational Leadership, Board-Superintendent Relationships, Equity in Teaching and Learning, Community Partnerships, Communications and Transparency, Leadership of Curriculum and Instruction, Effective Budgeting, and Technology Integration for 21st Century Learning.
“I am appreciative to the communities in SAU 55 for demanding excellence, especially regarding rigor, accountability, evaluation and support! Hampstead and Timberlane will continue to lead the learning in New Hampshire, and I look forward to the next five years.” – Earl Metzler
“The Board annually designates funds for professional development of our staff. I am personally grateful to Dr. Metzler for putting in the time and effort to gain national certification. Today’s recognition is well deserved, and should serve as an example to all SAU 55 employees. Through his dedication to professional development, Dr. Metzler continues to improve SAU and District operations, services, and educational quality. I would also like to extend my personal congratulations to Dr. Metzler.”– Jason Cipriano, SAU 55 Board and Hampstead School Chairman
“I am very happy that our Superintendent received this well-deserved recognition for attaining National Superintendent Certification. Meeting this impressive benchmark will aid our school district. Additionally, his ability to network with other dynamic education leaders nationwide will serve to increase his knowledge base, as this group of peers will provide an even greater resource for ideas.” – Peter Bealo, Timberlane School Board Chairman