Professional Experience: Worked in the Registrar's Office at the University of NH Durham and the Center for College Planning at NHHEAF.  While home full time with my 3 kids I spent time volunteering in the schools,coaching volleyball, and editing the yearbook at Rundlett.

Other interests: Spending time with family, watching my kids play softball, baseball, basketball, hockey, soccer and anything else they decide to try!

Education: Bachelor's Degree in Linguistics from UNH

Kate Amrol
Administrative Assistant
kamrol@sau8.org  x.6043

Other Interests: I enjoy spending time with my husband and two boys as well as playing tennis.​


​Professional Education and Credentials:  I earned a Bachelor of Arts from Rivier College and a Master of Arts in Leadership from SNHU

Professional Experience: Prior to working for CRTC, I have worked in Higher Education for the bulk of my career. First at Franklin Pierce University  where I held a variety of administrative roles as well as teaching as an adjunct faculty member. After spending thirteen years with Franklin Pierce, I moved on to Mt. Washington College where I worked in the Admissions Department. 

Paula Smykil
Administrative Assistant
Psmykil@sau8.org x.6041

Other Interests: event planning, volunteering, beach, family, crafting

Professional Education and Credentials: Certified event/conference manager; Associates degree in Hospitality (in process)

Professional Experience: 4 years at CRTC, 9 years office management, and event planning

Kaleena Guzman Hrycuna
Development Director
​Kguzman@sau8.org x6044


Other Interests: kayaking, softball, coaching youth sports, gardening, landscaping, member of several non-profit boards

Professional Education and Credentials: BBA, UMass, Amherst; Master of Education, Elementary Ed, Lesley University;Certificate of Advanced Studies, Plymouth State:  Certifications for Principal, Superintendent, CTE Director, Computer Educator, Elementary Educator,  President, New Hampshire Career and Technical Administrators, Trustee, Community College System of NH; Trustee, Mayhew Program

Professional Experience: 25 years as educator; CRTC Director since 2008/2009 (concurrently Assistant Principal), Assistant Principal, District Technology Director, Elementary School Teacher (Walker School).  Also 10+ years as summer camp director.

Steve Rothenberg
CRTC ​Director and Assistant Principal of Concord High School 
​Srothenberg@sau8.org x6045


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