Manorhaven Elementary Principal Announcement

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November 8, 2023

Dear Manorhaven Elementary School Community,

A few months ago, we welcomed Dr. Eric Mace as an Interim Principal at Manorhaven Elementary School. At the time, his appointment was meant to be temporary, as we recognized the importance of seeking input from our school community before making a permanent decision. We formed an interview committee to represent the various stakeholders within our community with the goal of finding an exceptional leader for an exceptional school, and I am happy to share that we have succeeded.

I am proud to announce that Dr. Eric Mace has been selected to serve as the Principal of Manorhaven Elementary School, and we no longer need to use the "interim" label. Dr. Mace joined us during a time of significant change and considerable challenges, and he consistently displays the qualities we seek in a school leader; the wisdom to listen to our stakeholders and understand their needs, and the patience to observe and learn. Dr. Mace has emerged as the perfect choice to continue guiding Manorhaven on its path to success.

I extend my appreciation to the interview committee for their commitment and dedication throughout this process. I would also like to express gratitude to the many members of our school community who shared their hopes and perspectives during this search.

I look forward to his continued success of serving our students, staff, and school community.


Michael J. Hynes, Ed.D.
Superintendent of Schools