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David Trethaway, Superintendent of Schools


Cheryl Mackenzie, Administrative Assistant

Phone: 732-350-5900, ext. 2214

Fax: 732-350-0436

Mailing Address:

Manchester BOE Office
P.O. Box 4100
Whiting, NJ 08759

Office Hours:

Monday - Friday 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Closed Fridays in July and August



About the Superintendent

David Trethaway, Superintendent of Schools

David Trethaway was appointed as Superintendent of Manchester Schools on July 1, 2008. From 2001-2008, Mr. Trethaway served as the Superintendent of Schools for the Central Regional School District. Prior to that, he was Assistant Superintendent at Central, Acting Principal at Jackson Twp. High School, a Vice Principal, Supervisor of Basic Skills, and Mathematics Teacher in grades 7-12.

He is a graduate of Wilkes College in Wilkes-Barre, PA, and achieved his Masters in Education Administration at Georgian Court University.

In his 12 years in Manchester, Mr. Trethaway has served on numerous committees, boards and panels in a variety of areas including curriculum, instruction, school funding, security and legislation. He currently is the Ocean County representative on the Executive Committee of NJASA.  He was named 2019 Regional Superintendent of the Year for Region III by the NJASA.