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Superintendent Search

December 10, 2018

The SAU Board is pleased to announce that they have unanimously selected Mr. William Rearick as our next Superintendent.

Mr. Rearick will officially start on July 1, 2019.

November 16, 2018

The following recordings were taken from the “Meet the Candidates” event that took place on Thursday, November 15th, at the David R. Cawley Middle School.

Part 1

Part 2

Part 3

October 23, 2018

The SAU Board has selected two finalists and would like to invite the public to “Meet the Candidates” on Thursday, November 15th at 6:00 pm at the David R. Cawley Middle School.

Mr. William Rearick is currently serving as an educational consultant to the Tiverton, RI school district where he recently retired after 15 years as their Superintendent. Before becoming a Superintendent, Mr. Rearick was a high school principal, an assistant principal and a social studies teacher at both the middle and high school levels. He started his teaching career in Derry, NH. Mr. Rearick earned his bachelor’s degree in Secondary Education from the University of Rhode Island, a Masters of Education in Secondary Administration from Rhode Island College and his C.A.G.S. in Education Leadership from Bridgewater State University.

Dr. Patricia Lally is the current Superintendent in Croyden, NH, and a former Superintendent for the Holbrook School District in Massachusetts. Her experiences also include Assistant Superintendent, High School Principal and Assistant Principal in Tewksbury, MA, as well as a former teacher of foreign language, English and social studies. Dr. Lally earned her bachelor’s degree in French from Emmanuel College, a Masters of Education in Reading from Tufts University, a Masters of Arts in Special Education from Regis College and her Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership from Capella University.

October 18, 2018

A screening committee made up of a Board Member, Administrator, Teacher and Community Member from each District has reviewed all applicants and made their recommendations to the SAU Board.

The SAU Board will be interviewing candidates on Saturday, October 20, 2018.

A “Meet the Candidate” night has been scheduled for 6:00pm Thursday, November 15th at Cawley Middle School in Hooksett.


School Administrative Unit #15
Superintendent of Schools Opening

The SAU #15 School Board seeks exceptional candidates for the position of Superintendent of Schools serving the Auburn, Candia and Hooksett School Districts. The successful candidate must have a commitment to high academic achievement for students; effective communication and leadership skills; and must create an atmosphere of trust and open communication between staff, parents, students and the community.

Candidates must be NH certified or eligible as a Superintendent. We offer a multi-year contract and a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with qualifications and experience.

The following should be attached to your application: letter of interest, resume, three current professional letters of recommendation, certification, and official transcripts. Only complete application packets will be reviewed. Application deadline is September 21, 2018 for a July 1, 2019 start.

SAU15 Superintendent Search Brochure

At SAU 15 we believe that the hiring of a new Superintendent is the most important decision a School Board can make.  Ensuring community involvement in the process is very important to us.  We recently conducted a survey of employees, parents and community members; the results can be viewed by clicking here