The Rivendell Interstate School Board is pleased to announce the hiring of Dr. Michael Harris of Etna, NH, as Interim Superintendent beginning January 4, 2016. Dr. Harris, who currently works part time as the Superintendent for SAU#76 in Lyme, NH, will continue to work for Lyme and work part time for Rivendell.
Dr.Harris has a long history of educational experience, including serving for 11 years as the Superintendent at SAU#88 in Lebanon, NH. He was also the Director of the Teacher Education Program at Dartmouth College, where he led the teacher certification program for the Dartmouth's undergraduates. Dr. Harris graduated Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College, received a Master’s degree from Teachers College at Columbia University in New York and his Ph.D. in Education from the University of New Hampshire.
He has been an active participant on non-profit boards and organizations in the Upper Valley. Dr. Harris has served as the Executive Director of Second Growth in Wilder, VT, and currently serves on the Board of Directors for Ledyard Charter School and the Upper Valley Educators Institute, both of Lebanon, NH.