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Chris Hodsden
Christopher Hodsden

Phone: (802) 460-1427
Quick Bio:

Chris Hodsden is the principal of the Bellows Falls Union High School, beginning his sixteenth year in that role at the start of the 2020-2021 school year.

Mr. Hodsden began his teaching career in 1996 as a math teacher at BFUHS.  After teaching math for three years, he assumed the duties of Assistant Principal in 1999, a position that he held for six years.  Before entering the field of education, Mr. Hodsden served for over eight years in the U. S. Navy as a pilot and as a flight instructor. In that capacity, he has traveled around the world with extended stays in Florida, Texas, California, Hawaii, Alaska, The Middle East, and numerous countries throughout Asia. He continued to fly with the Naval Reserves for an additional seven years after leaving active duty.

Mr. Hodsden is a 1984 graduate of the Bellows Falls Union High School, as is his wife of over 25 years. They reside in Bellows Falls and have five children. Mr. Hodsden is also a graduate of The United States Naval Academy, graduating with distinction in 1988 with a degree in Mathematics. He received a masters degree in Teaching Mathematics from the University of West Florida in 1995 and has also taken graduate courses in the field of school administration. In addition to the usual duties of teacher and school administrator, Mr. Hodsden previously served as the Freshman Football coach and the JV Baseball coach for nine years, and still continues to volunteer whenever his duties allow him time.

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John Broadley
John Broadley
Assistant Principal

Phone: (802) 460-1406
Quick Bio:

John Broadley assumed the role of Assistant Principal in the 2009-2010 school year.  He is going into his 11th year in administration.

In his previous seven years, John had been a Special Educator, Math Teacher, Activities Director, Freshman Academy Co-coordinator, and High Schools That Work Coordinator at B.F.U.H.S.  John moved to the United States in the Fall of 1993 to teach at a small residential school in Putney.  He met his future wife, Christine, in 1998 and married in March 2000, at St Charles Church in Bellows Falls.  His wife graduated from BFUHS in 1991.  They now reside in Bellows Falls with their two children.  

John graduated from Brunel University in the United Kingdom, with a diploma in Physical Education and Geography, and while in the United States earned a Masters Degree in Education from Antioch University (2001), and then a Post-Masters Degree in Educational Leadership at Keene State College (2006).  In addition to his administrative duties, John has coached Varsity Girls Soccer for 18 years and Girls Varsity Tennis for one year. 

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