HAMPTON — Superintendent Dr. Lois Costa and Principal Tim Lannan are pleased to welcome Jamie Hayward as Centre School’s new assistant principal.
Assistant Principal Hayward officially began her new role in July.
Since 2015, she has served Centre School as a special education case manager. She has previously served as a behavior/autism specialist in numerous districts in New Hampshire. She began her career in education in 1991 as a teacher and assistant coordinator for the New England Center for Autism.
“Jamie’s ability to connect with students, staff and families, along with her nearly 30-year career in education, makes her a perfect fit for this position,” said Superintendent Costa. “I am confident that she will use her knowledge from these varied experiences to positively impact students and the community, and I would like to officially welcome her in this new role.”
Assistant Principal Hayward holds a bachelor’s degree in psychology from the University of Massachusetts, a master’s degree in special education from Simmons College, a certificate of advanced graduate studies in educational leadership from Southern New Hampshire University and a certificate in behavior analysis from the Florida Institute of Technology. She also holds general special education, specific learning disabilities and principal certifications.
“I believe that my training, knowledge and experience have provided me with the skills necessary for this position, particularly in the area of special education,” said Assistant Principal Hayward. “Collaborating with teachers and parents has allowed me to fully appreciate their unique perspectives and concerns when considering the needs of students, which is vital in the educational process. I am excited to continue working with staff and families to support students in the best manner possible.”