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SAU 16

Today's Learners, Tomorrow's Leaders

Serving Exeter, Brentwood, Kensington, East Kingston, Newfields, and Stratham NH

Above Photo: Teachers from 7 Seacoast SAUs gather this summer for the 2019 CBE Institute.

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SAU16 believes in partnering with area resources whenever we can. That's why we've built a new Local Events Page to share information, events, and opportunities to benefit residents and families.

Job Fair: Paraprofessionals

SAU 16 is pleased to offer a recruitment fair for those interested in a paraprofessional role on Thursday, July 25th from 4:00-6:00 pm held at the Cooperative Middle School located at 100 Academic Way in Stratham.

Paraprofessional educators work in a variety of classroom settings supporting students, including students with special education needs. If you are not sure if this is the right job for you, come and learn more! From 4:00-4:30 on July 25th, Our Special Education Directors will speak about the role and you will hear from several paraprofessionals who work in the SAU.

Upon conclusion of the information session, candidates will have the opportunity to interview. The structure of the job fair is a mini interview and it is a great opportunity to spend some time with a Director.

Please register for the paraprofessional job fair so we will have information on the number of attendees.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Human Resources office at 603-775-8657.

Request for Proposals - New VOIP System

The Exeter Region Cooperative School District is seeking bid proposals for equipment, installation, and support of VOIP phone systems for 5 locations. Please refer to this VOIP Request for Proposal document and this FAQ Page for more information.

Happy Summer 2019.pdf

Happy Summer from Superintendent Ryan

Celebrate a fantastic year with this letter from Dr. Ryan.

Summer Meals Program

With summer right around the corner, it’s time to think about how children and teens who receive free or reduced-priced lunch in school will eat healthy while school is out. Although SAU 16 School Districts do not offer a Summer Meals Program, there are numerous sites across the State which provide free meals to children during the summer.

Please use the following links for more information. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.

FAQs | Meal Site List | USDA Nondiscrimination Statement

School Board Member Vacancy

The Stratham School Board invites residents who are interested in becoming a member of the School Board to fill a vacancy until the end of the term expiring in 2020.

Residents who are interested should submit a letter of interest by August 31, 2019. The Board will interview applicants on September 11, 2019 and select the candidate who will serve until the term expires.

Residents are asked to submit a letter of interest to:

Dr. Thomas F. Campbell

Assistant Superintendent for Human Resources

SAU 16

30 Linden Street

Exeter, NH 03833

Food Service Workers Needed

Exeter Region Cooperative School District


Exeter Region Cooperative School District Food Service Department is seeking individuals who would like to work in a child friendly environment. School year calendar and school hours. No experience needed, we will train. Must be able to lift up to 50lbs, able to stand for long period of time, and able to bend. This position does offer some benefits. Sorry no health insurance. EOE. If interested please contact Jeanne Pierce at 603-775-8449 or email:

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Quick Tip Digital Hotline

SAU 16 makes the safety of all students and staff in our schools a top priority. In our continuing efforts to improve the safety at all SAU 16 schools, we are introducing a new service.

Starting on April 11, 2018, SAU 16 will be offering a Quick Tip digital hot line which is an anonymous reporting system. This “See Something, Say Something” tip line allows anyone to communicate concerns about unsafe behavior within the SAU 16 community.

To access the system, click this Quick Tip Hotline link.

Simply fill in the form. Providing your contact information is optional, otherwise you will remain anonymous. Please see the Quick Tip Protocol for more information.

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Safety Measures at SAU16

As leaders in SAU 16, school security and safety are a top priority. We consider the safety of your children and our staff when making decisions each day. Below is a list of the work we have done to support these efforts. Please know we continue to discuss ongoing security measures as part of our overall mission here in SAU 16.

Safety Measures List | Frequently Asked Questions

ALICE Training

Job Opportunities & More

Come and work with us! SAU 16 utilizes an online application process which helps to make the interview process efficient.

View open positions, apply online, and access links for current employees in our new and improved Employment Section.

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Young boys working together to create a notebook
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SAU 16 Vision for Our Graduates

Each graduate demonstrates engaged learning and citizenship through the ability to solve problems independently and collaboratively with perseverance and resilience, and communicates solutions with confidence and empathy.

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