Dr. Scott Rocco

Hamilton Twp Bd of Ed - Mercer


Scott Rocco, Ed.D. has dedicated 28 years to public education. He currently serves as the Superintendent of the Hamilton Township School District in Hamilton, New Jersey.

Dr. Rocco teaches as an adjunct professor at Rider University’s College of Education and Human Services. In addition he serves as an instructor for New Jersey Principals and Supervisors Association in the NJEXCEL program. Over the years, Dr. Rocco has held leadership positions in the New Jersey Association of School Administrators (NJASA) as an officer, including past president of the association. While a member of NJASA he has also co-chaired several committees including the Spring Conference, Techspo Conference, and Membership Committee.

Dr. Rocco also takes time to serve in other educational organizations, including the New Jersey Council of Education and most recently in AASA as a member of the Governing Board. He gives back to his community as a member of the Mercer County Overdose Fatality Review Team and he has served on several doctoral dissertation committees. For his dedication to education and to the community, Dr. Rocco has received the 2021 New Jersey PTA Outstanding Educator Award-Superintendent of the Year, The 2022 New Jersey Superintendent of the Year, The 2022 NJASA Distinguished Service Award, and the Mercer County Prosecutor’s Support of Law Enforcement Recognition Award.

An ardent advocate for public education as a whole, and most especially for educators, and students, Dr. Rocco continues his dedication to positively, and productively, engage educators in dialogues to improve student learning, enhance instruction, and create effective learning environments for all who attend and work in New Jersey schools and beyond.


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