Welcome back to 2022-23 school year at Hampden!

We look forward to working with you throughout the year to ensure the success of all of our students!

Tarkan Topcuoglu, Ed.S.

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Mr.Topcuoglu has been in the education field for more than 23 years and has worked as a teacher, department head, dean of academics, and eventually principal. He has bachelor, master, and educational specialist degrees in education. He is married and has two wonderful children. Topcuoglu has received several awards in his career, including National Blue Ribbon Schools’ Terrel H. Bell Award, given each year by the US Department of Education to eight principals in the nation. He was recognized as “Bell Principal” by former US Education Secretary Dr.King in 2016.