Mr. Hauser brings more than seventeen (17) years of professional experience in education and in journalism to his new position. He holds a 6th year degree in Educational Leadership from the University of Connecticut, an M.A. in Teaching from Sacred Heart University, Fairfield, and a B.A. in Journalism and English from University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.
Employed by Region 13 since 2003, Mr. Hauser is currently Principal at Coginchaug High School and has had significant experience with improving instructional quality through effective supervision. School climate has been a primary focus of his leadership. Mr. Hauser brings strong oral and written communication skills that have assisted in building a strong community outreach approach with non-profits and civic organizations. Coginchaug is piloting Bring Your Own Device as well as tablet-based instruction in U.S. History classes. He sees technology as an integral part of the teaching and learning process in the 21st century.
From 2000 to 2003, Mr. Hauser was employed by the Enfield Public Schools, serving as the English Dept. Chair. As a teacher, Mr. Hauser taught grades 10 through 12 English classes. He also taught English from 1995 to 2000 at Palmer High School in Massachusetts. Andre through-hiked the Appalachian Trail (Georgia to Maine), a 2,150 mile solo backpacking trip, in 1994.
Please join me, Assistant Principals Becky Amanti and Gene Ryan and the entire Waterford High School staff in welcoming Andre to his new position in Waterford. Andre resides in Madison with his wife and two sons.