Superintendent of Schools
Phone: 732-792-7300, x8538 or x8502
Degrees and Certifications:
B.A. History, Rutgers University; B.S. Administration of Justice, Rutgers University; M.A. Social Studies Education, Rutgers University; M.A. Education Administration, Caldwell College.
Mr. Charles Sampson
Mr. Sampson began his tenure as Superintendent of the Freehold Regional High School District on June 6, 2011. As Superintendent of Schools, Mr. Sampson oversees all school related matters regarding curriculum and instruction, personnel, staff training, facilities planning and budget development.
Mr. Sampson spent the majority of his career in Essex County, New Jersey, beginning as a social studies instructor at Livingston High School. Mr. Sampson has worked in a variety of administrative capacities including the positions of Social Studies Supervisor, K-12, Assistant Principal for curricular initiatives, scheduling and facilities oversight, High School Principal, and Superintendent. Mr. Sampson served as the President of the Garden State Coalition of Schools, a network of approximately 100 high performing New Jersey school districts dedicated to quality education for all. Mr. Sampson also serves as an adjunct professor at Montclair State University, where he instructs classes on change leadership, supervision and ethical decision-making. Mr. Sampson was named a Future Ready Superintendent by the Department of Educational Technology in 2014.
Mr. Sampson earned a B.A. in History as well as a B.S. in Administration of Justice from Rutgers University, a M.A. in Social Studies Education from Rutgers University and a M.A. in Education Administration from Caldwell College. Mr. Sampson is in the process of completing his Ed. D. from Seton Hall University.
Mr. Sampson and his wife, Janet, a high school social studies teacher, have four children, Marguerite, Brian, Katherine and Cora.
♦ Successfully implement year five of Compass, the FRHSD strategic plan, including:
Meet appropriate benchmarks within each of the eight (8) stratgeies.