TAMWORTH,NH – SAU 13 has announced their new leader, and it’s a familiar face. This afternoon the Joint School Board announced that they have hired Kent Hemingway, Jr. as the Interim Superintendent of Schools for the 2018-2019 school Year.
Hemingway will be filling the role of outgoing Superintendent Lou Goscinski, who is leaving to take a new job as the superintendent of schools in York, Maine.
Hemingway has been a full time Tamworth resident for about 13 years and brings with him considerable experience in the New Hampshire School system.
He started his teaching career at Tamworth’s KA Brett School in 1977, and has 39 years of experience in New Hampshire school system serving as Superintendent of the Gilford School District from 2011-2016, Assistant Superintendent of the Rochester School Department from 2005-2011 and as a principal in the Concord and Merrimack Valley School Districts from 1985-2005.
Hemingway also served in the Executive Board of the NH School Administrators Association and Adjunct Lecturer at Plymouth State University.
He has been recognized for his contributions in leadership development and technology integration across the state. Mr. Hemingway brings to this part time role a deep knowledge of Freedom, Madison and Tamworth.
He and his wife have served in many capacities as volunteers in many Carroll County based organizations.
This fall, the SAU Board will conduct a full search for a long term Superintendent of Schools.
That process will include staff and community input with the goal of signing the next superintendent to a multi year agreement by early 2019.