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John Berenato

Superintendent of Schools

John Berenato began his tenure as Superintendent in Manchester on February 2, 2022.

Mr. Berenato was previously a Supervisor of Curriculum in Springfield Township; a supervisor and then later Director of Curriculum in Little Egg Harbor School District; Director of Math and Science for Pinelands Regional School District; and Assistant Superintendent of Little Egg Harbor Twp. School District. 

Mr. Berenato holds the following degrees and certifications:

  • BS in Elementary Education and Psychology from The College of NJ

  • MA in Education Technology from New Jersey City University

  • Special Education Certificate from TCNJ

  • Supervisor Certificate from NJCU

  • Principal Certificate from Rowan University

  • School Administrator Certificate from Caldwell College

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Contact Information


Cheryl Mackenzie, Administrative Assistant

Phone: 732-350-5900, ext. 2214

Fax: 732-350-0436

Twitter: @MTSD_Sup

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