Rick Nannicelli has served several school districts in New Hampshire and Maine as a school leader for the past thirty years. He has been both a principal and Director of Special Education. He was named NH Middle School Principal of the Year in 1997 and has mentored aspiring principals via the Keene State College Principal Residency Network since that time. Prior to becoming a school administrator, Rick worked as a special educator with students with behavioral and emotional disabilities. He directed a private, day treatment facility serving at-risk students and adjudicated youth whereby he discovered his passion and interest in behavior management and school culture. He provides school and classroom coaching on these topics and is ever willing to share his expertise with colleagues. Currently, Rick works as an educational consultant with SERESC and is an adjunct faculty lecturer for Keene State College.