The East Hampton Board of Education and East Hampton High School have announced Mr. Frank Rizzuto, currently an Associate Principal at South Windsor High School as Principal of East Hampton High School effective January 2, 2018 replacing Mrs. Nancy Briere, who is currently serving as Interim Principal.
Mr. Rizzuto has served as Associate Principal at South Windsor High School since 2012. Prior to that he was a Social Studies Teacher for 12 years in South Windsor. While a teacher, he was a Learning Community Leader for the South Windsor High School Freshman Academy and Chair of the Ninth Grade Restructuring Initiative. Mr. Rizzuto has extensive experience with the New England Association of Schools (NEASC) including committee chair, member of a visiting committee, and facilitator of the high school’s 2-year report, preparing him for East Hampton High School’s decennial accreditation visit in March of 2018.
Mr. Rizzuto was also Girls’ Varsity Tennis coach at South Windsor High School for 12 years, sharing his passion for good sportsmanship and fitness, while qualifying for the state tournament 10 out of 12 seasons.
After four rounds of interviews, Mr. Rizzuto was selected with a great deal of enthusiasm after impressing panels that consisted of students, teachers, parents, administrators, and the East Hampton Board of Education.
Mr. Rizzuto will be officially appointed by the Board of Education at their meeting on Monday, November 6 at 6:30 PM in the East Hampton High School T-Bell. All members of the school community are invited to the meeting to greet Mr. Rizzuto, his wife Sarah, and their twin boys.