Consolidated School Corporation

New Assistant Superintendent Approved

The New Albany Floyd County Schools Board of Trustees voted Monday night (June 13, 2022) to approve the hiring of Dr. Thomas Brillhart as the new Assistant Superintendent for Operations.

Following the retirement of Bill Briscoe this summer, Brillhart will take over a similar role. Though he will be starting to train under Briscoe now, Brillhart’s official first day is July 20th .

“Bill Briscoe was a tremendous asset to New Albany Floyd County Schools. I knew that filling his role would be challenging given so many stakeholders,” Superintendent Dr. Brad Snyder said. “We are grateful to have had multiple qualified candidates apply and interview for this role. After an extensive interview process, we found Dr. Brillhart to be the best fit for NAFCS. His experience in operations, facilities, finance and more will bring many needed skills to this important administrative role.”

Brillhart’s experience includes his current position as the Chief Operations Officer at Bullitt County Public Schools. The Georgetown, Ind., resident previously worked as the Chief Financial Officer/Associate Superintendent/Interim Superintendent of West Clark Community Schools and later Silver Creek School Corp. Brillhart, who started his career as a social studies teacher, also worked as an assistant principal and principal at various schools. Dr. Brillhart is married to Lori Brillhart and their family includes Sophie, age 15, Hailey, age 13 and a golden retriever named Bella.

“I am very excited for the opportunity to serve New Albany Floyd County Schools. As a Floyd County resident with children of my own attending NAFCS, the success of the district lies close to my heart,” Brillhart said. “I look forward to getting started and working closely with Mr. Briscoe and the rest of the administrative team to ensure a seamless transition.”

Duties of the Assistant Superintendent for Operations include policy development, supervising the directors of facilities/technology/transportation/food services/student assessment, serving as the district safety officer and more, with a focus on enhancing student safety.

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