Staff

Laurie Hurd
Executive Director
Tedda LaChance
Director of Professional Development

Directors

Michael Schafer
Vice-President
Amy Smucker
Secretary
Erin Mayo
President
Carol Lyon
Treasurer

Bernd Foecking

Headmaster

Hampshire Country School

 

Bernd Foecking has been Headmaster of Hampshire Country School since 2009. Mr. Foecking continues the tradition of appointment as head after a period of employment, experiencing the school first-hand while working within its community.

Mr. Foecking’s career has been focused on education in residential settings, including many years as director and leader of experiential learning in non-profit and for-profit summer camp settings.

Mr. Foecking earned his B.A. degree in 1999 in English, History, and Education from Ruhr Universität Bochum and his M.Ed. degree in 2009 in Experiential Education from Plymouth State University. He is a board member of the Small Boarding School Association (SBSA), and he is a representative on the Contoocook Valley Regional School District’s School Board.

Mr. Foecking is married and has two daughters and several pets, one a kid-friendly dog who often accompanies him to school, much to the delight of the students. Mr. Foecking’s wife, an 8th-grade math and language arts teacher in a nearby town, also embraces a dedication to education and helping students achieve their potential.