Dr. Bradley J. Snyder, Superintendent
As the chief school executive, Brad administers the development and maintenance of a positive educational program designed to meet the needs of the community and to carry out policies of the Board of School Trustees. His leadership provides for the preparation and submission of recommendations relative to all matters requiring Board action. He places before the Board such necessary and helpful facts, information, and reports to ensure the making of informed decisions while providing leadership and oversight for the corporation. Brad’s passions are the development of an academic framework that will prepare students for their future and the building of a cohesive leadership team.
As the Superintendent, Dr. Snyder is also engaged in many local and state policy issues, assisting in the resolution of various problems and disputes. He plans capital improvements for the district, facilitates labor negotiations, and administers employee benefit programs. He leads federal and state program initiatives and provides reporting and correspondence regarding many policy issues. Dr. Snyder provides leadership to most insurance and legal matters in the district. Both, the Director of School Facilities (physical plant management), and the Director of Technology report to him directly.
During Dr. Snyder’s career, he has been active in State and National school business management organizations. Dr. Snyder is a past recipient of Indiana Business Official of the year Award. He has served two terms on the Board of Directors for the Indiana Association of School Business Officials (IASBO) and is a Past President. He has chaired numerous policy and study committees and is a frequent presenter at seminars and conferences. On the national level, Dr. Snyder has been a Vice Chairman of the School Finance Committee for the International Association of School Business Officials (ASBO).
During his tenure, Dr. Snyder has published many articles in his field of interest. He has taught public school finance for Indiana University Bloomington and Indiana University Southeast in New Albany.
Bill Briscoe, Assistant to the Superintendent for Administration and Operations
Bill Briscoe became Assistant to the Superintendent for Administration and Operations in August of 2007. Some of his primary duties include overseeing Human Resources, policy development, labor relations and collective bargaining, liaison with outside legal counsel, EEO officer, contact for questions and concerns of administrators, teachers, non-certified employees, parents, students, and community members. Mr. Briscoe evaluates the Director of Student Services, Director of Assessment and Student Information, and the Student Programs and Cultural Responsiveness.
Bill spent fifteen years as a teacher at Greenville Elementary and Lillian Emery Elementary. He began his administrative responsibilities serving as building principal for eight years at Silver Street Elementary, and was promoted to Director of Elementary Education and Title 1 where he spent six years working on student learning and supervising thirteen building principals. He spent his undergraduate education at Indiana State University and completed his graduate work at Indiana University Southeast.