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Working to provide a safe, unsurpassed education, administrators in the New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated Schools provide the services and structure for student success. The NAFCS administrative team is an experienced group of educators who care deeply about students.

Superintendent, Dr. Travis Madison

Dr. Madison has over 27 years of experience in public education. He began his career as an English Teacher, Basketball/Tennis/Golf Coach then transitioned to Assistant Principal and Athletic Director at White River Valley Schools.  He served as Middle/High School Principal, and Superintendent at Barr-Reeve Community Schools for a combined 21 years. During his tenure, Barr-Reeve’s Schools were honored consistently as Indiana Four Star Schools and garnered National Blue Ribbon School Distinction in 2017.

Dr. Madison received his Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education from the University of Evansville in 1996, a Masters of Education in Administration from Indiana State University in 2002, an Education Specialist Degree for the Superintendency from Indiana State University in 2013, and a Doctorate of Education from Oakland City University in 2019.

Dr. Madison and his wife Heather, who is a Certified Public Accountant and the Vice President of Finance for Transcripts in Washington, Indiana, have three children;  Gracie who attends the University of Southern Indiana, Grant who attends Western Kentucky University, and Graham who is in the 6th grade.

Assistant Superintendent of Operations, Dr. Thomas Brillhart

Dr. Thomas Brillhart is tasked with assuming the role as the Assistant Superintendent of Operations for New Albany-Floyd County Consolidated School Corporation. As a part of this role, he manages and oversees several departments including Student Data and Assessment, Technology, Buildings/Grounds, Transportation, School Nutrition, Safety, Strategic Planning, Open Records Requests, Legal Documents, Board Policy, Inclement Weather, Communication, etc. Dr. Brillhart supports the development of district policies and procedures; provides strategic guidance, counsel and technical support related to strategic and annual plans/initiatives. He also serves as a liaison for legislative advocacy through the Joint Legislative Action Committee and also provides support for community partner organizations and district advisory groups.

Under his leadership, the Operations Departments’ Core Values are to have Effective Communication, Integrity, and Trust.

The Operations Department’s purpose is to provide quality, student-centered outcomes in a positive environment.

Dr. Brillhart has 19 years of authentic public education experience (15 in administration) in a variety of areas including time serving as a Teacher, Assistant Principal, Head Principal (K-12), Interim/Associate Superintendent, CFO, COO, Curriculum/Instruction/CCR (CTE) Coordinator, Support/Student Services Director, and Transportation/Maintenance Director in three different states ranging from districts as small as 3,000 students and also exceeding over 100,000+ students. Dr. Brillhart has a bachelor’s degree from Indiana State University in Social Studies Education, a master’s degree from Indiana State University in Educational Leadership, an Educational Specialist Degree from Oakland City University in Superintendency, as well as a Doctorate in Education also from Oakland City University.

Dr. Brillhart is married to Lori Brillhart, a science teacher. The couple have two daughters as well as a Golden Retriever. The Brillharts love traveling, doing outdoor activities, playing sports, fitness, reading, and simply spending time with one another.

Assistant to the Superintendent of Elementary Education/Title I, Tony Duffy

Tony Duffy is serving as Assistant Superintendent of Elementary Education and Title 1. His responsibilities include working with the nine elementary principals to ensure high levels of academic achievement of all students. Tony leads elementary curricular and instructional initiatives, plans and conducts professional development activities, and collaborates with Title I administration to plan and execute successful programming in the elementary schools with the highest concentration of poverty in the district.

Tony received his Bachelor’s degree and Master’s degree from Indiana University Southeast. He obtained 30 credit hours above a Masters concentrating these studies in administration and leadership.

Tony’s background includes teaching grades four thru six for 10 years, as well as serving in administration as an intern, assistant principal, and principal for 18 years.

Professional honors include a school visit from President George W. Bush while serving as a principal at Silver Street Elementary in 2007. He has participated in the Indiana Principal’s Leadership Academy, Center for Educational Leadership, and IN School Safety Specialists Training.

Assistant to the Superintendent, Secondary Schools, Amy Cook

Amy Cook oversees the administrative team of all secondary schools including Hazelwood Middle School, Highland Hills Middle School and Scribner Middle School, as well as, Floyd Central High School, New Albany High School, and Prosser Career and Educational Center. She works to continue the development of the Curriculum Framework and Professional Learning Communities in order to provide each building guidance and support to direct student learning across the district.

Amy began her career in public education over twenty years ago as an English teacher, teaching first for two years at New Albany High school and then twelve years at Jeffersonville High School. In this capacity, Amy served as a teacher leader teaching AP and dual credit courses, developing curriculum for the district, as well as serving as a coach and sponsor for many years. After 14 years in the classroom, Amy transitioned into administration, serving as Assistant Principal and then Principal of Charlestown High school from 2019-2023.

Amy received her Bachelor of Science in Secondary Education from Indiana University in 2003, a Masters of Education from Indiana Wesleyan in 2007, and her Administrator License from Spalding University in 2017. She is currently pursuing her Ed.S from Indiana State University and is participating in the Indiana Principal Leadership Institute. Over the course of her career, Amy has worked to grow as a leader and educator by seeking professional development, including her participation in ISAP’s District 12, serving as both President and Vice President. An avid supporter of her community, she was a member of the 2019 Discover Class through Leadership of Southern Indiana. She co-presented at the National PBIS Conference in Chicago in 2014 and has led and developed multiple district-wide trainings for Greater Clark County Schools. Amy was awarded teacher of the year at Jeffersonville High School in 2017 and FCCLA’s Indiana Principal of the Year in 2020. Amy and her husband, Russ Cook, enjoy traveling, hiking and boating. Often, their traveling includes visiting Danielle Cook on the east coast and Seth and Sydney Cook in the southwest as they pursue their careers.

Chief Human Resources Officer, Jeanine Corson

Jeanine Corson became the Chief Human Resources Officer in July of 2018.  Some of her primary duties include managing the Human Resources department, and providing consultation to management on staffing, compensation, benefits, training, and employee relations.

Jeanine earned a Bachelor of Business Education from Eastern Michigan University as well as a Masters of Business Administration with a Principal Licensure from Indiana State University.

Prior to joining New Albany Floyd County Schools, Jeanine was the Director of Human Resources for Warsaw Community Schools for three years. She taught Business Education for 8 years at Homestead High School and Elmhurst High School.  Jeanine’s extensive Human Resources experience comes from her 20+ years in the private sector of which the majority of that time was in Human Resources.

Director of Assessment & Student Information, Sally Jensen

As the corporation testing coordinator, Sally’s primary responsibility is the administration of the ISTEP+ testing program. This includes the ISTEP+ testing program in grades 3-8 and 10 as well as the ISTEP+ Graduation Exams in Algebra I and English. In addition to this role, Sally is responsible for our student information system and Indiana state reporting. Additionally, Sally works with teaching staff in the development of the district’s Common Formative Assessments (CFAs). CFAs are the essential component used in the SYSTEM to SYSTEM collaborative discussions of student achievement data with teachers and administration.

Sally earned a B.S. in Secondary Education (mathematics major) from Indiana University Southeast as well as an M.S. in Secondary Education. Sally received additional training in database administration and computer programming.

Before coming to New Albany Floyd County, Sally taught mathematics at Salem High School. She then taught mathematics and computer programming at New Albany High School for 20 years. Sally also served as the district’s secondary math curriculum chair for ten years. One of the strategic goals of the school corporation is to make information more accessible to students, staff, parents. Sally’s extensive training in database development and administration allows our staff to incorporate data driven decision making for our students’ academic achievement.

Chief Financial Officer, Chris Street

Chris Street serves as the Chief Business Officer and Treasurer of the New Albany Floyd County School Corporation. His duties include oversight of: budgets, compliance, payroll, accounting, food service, and transportation. His responsibilities involve managing an excess of $150 million and the direction of over 250 employees.

Previously, Chris was a certified public accountant at Monroe Shine & Co., Inc. where he audited financial institutions and performed a variety of other audit engagements and tax work. For 10 years, he taught high school math and business, eight of which were at Floyd Central High School.

Chris’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana State University, a Master of Science in Business Administration and Strategic Finance from Indiana University Southeast, as well as a CPA designation in the State of Indiana.

Professional honors include the Tribute to Excellence Award in Teaching from Floyd Central High School, the Outstanding MBA & MSSF Graduate Student from Indiana University Southeast, the Monroe Fellowship Award for outstanding service from Monroe Shine & Co., Inc., Top 20 Professionals Under 40 Honor from Southern Indiana Business, and Best in Finance from Louisville Business First.

Director of Payroll, Tammy Lamon

Tammy Lamon serves as the Director of Payroll at the New Albany Floyd County School Corporation. She assumes primary responsibility in the processing of payroll and its deductions for FICA, ISTRF, PERF, 403(b), health insurance, dental insurance, and other required salary deductions.  As the Director of Payroll, Tammy also prepares reports to assist with collective bargaining while overseeing data processing operations.

Director of Equity and Diversity, Samantha Pitts

I grew up in New Albany, IN. and graduated from NAHS in 2010. For elementary and middle school, I attended Mt. Tabor and Hazelwood. 
I received my Bachelor’s and Master’s Degree from the University of Louisville. In 2014, I was able to get my foot in the door with coaching as an Asst. Girls’ Basketball Coach at Butler HS, where I was a part of a state championship winning program. In 2015, I began teaching Health and PE in Jefferson Co. KY at the historic Central HS. There I also took on multiple coaching, mentor, and leadership roles, and also served as Assistant Athletic Director for three years. In 2020, I became the first female Athletic Director at Central HS, where I served as AD for 2 years through the COVID pandemic. In 2021, I completed the PLP Program through Asbury University and received my Educational Specialist Degree.
My hobbies include; sand volleyball, reading on my porch, hiking and staying active with my 3 mastiffs, and spending quality time with family and friends. 

Director of Student Support Services, Michele Ferree

Michele Ferree is responsible for ensuring students with disabilities, attending New Albany Floyd County Schools, have access to educational programs and specialized services needed to be successful in school. Student Services is also home to school nursing/health services and social services. The department works closely with parents and members of the community to ensure children attending public schools are healthy and have all required childhood immunizations and resources needed to be successful in school.

Michele earned both her B.S. and M.S. in Elementary Education/Special Education from Indiana University Southeast. In 1996 Michele completed the required post-graduate courses to obtain her certification in Public School Administration and began her career as a school administrator in 1998. Michele obtained her Education Specialist Ed.S to obtain her  Director of Special Education License from the University of Louisville Graduate School in 2003.

Michele’s background includes teaching special education at both Floyd Central Jr. High School and Scribner Middle School prior to becoming a Special Education Facilitator in the district. After leaving the classroom, Michele went briefly to NAHS as an assistant principal and then back into special education in an administrative role.

Michele is a member of the Indiana Council for Special Education Administrators.

Director of Facilities, Bill Wiseheart

Bill Wiseheart is responsible for buildings and grounds maintenance, custodial services, new construction, building security, safety, and regulatory compliance. Bill works with the facilities office staff, maintenance and custodial staff, Architects, Engineers, contractors, and other professionals to ensure that our students and staff are provided with a safe, clean, comfortable, and efficient educational environment.

Bill has held a variety of positions in operations and project management with our corporation. While manager of energy systems, he created building automation system programming that allowed the development of an energy efficient heating and cooling design that has now been installed in nearly 200 schools in our region. While maintenance supervisor and as director of Facilities, he oversaw the complete replacement of all our mechanical systems. He has been involved in every construction project since 1986 and has participated in project management since 1990. He is the author of our present energy conservation program which, in its seventh year, approached $4,000,000 in cost avoidance.

Bill graduated with honors from Ivy Tech and in 2004 received their alumni of the year award. He is a graduate of the Indiana School Safety Specialist Academy. He and his wife Mary have three children and one grandchild. Bill is a resident of Floyd County and serves as an elder at Faith Community Church.

Director of Technology and Instructional Resources, Bill Hamby

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Director of Transportation, Eric Reid

As the Director of Transportation, Eric is responsible for transporting close to 10,000 students to and from school and overseeing the daily operation of 168 employees, along with a $6 million budget.

Eric earned his B.S. in Finance from Indiana University Southeast. He served as a Board Member for STAI (School Transportation Association of Indiana), Director of Region 10 School Districts, member of STAI & NAPT (National Association of Pupil Transportation) and was 1 of 7 Indiana Transportation Directors chosen as an Official Delegate in 2005 to the 14th National Congress on School Transportation. The National Congress was held in Warrensburg, Missouri and the delegates participate in revising a 400-page manual known as the “National School Transportation Specifications & Procedures.”

Eric holds numerous Certifications from NAPT (National Association of Pupil Transportation) and has been attending Transporting Students with Disabilities & Preschoolers National Conference since 2009.

Eric spent 5 years as the Director of Transportation for West Clark Community Schools. In 2011, he moved to NAFCS and became the Assistant Director of Transportation for 5 years before becoming the Director of Transportation.  Eric lives in Greenville with his wife and 2 children.

Director of Food and Nutrition, Leslie Beach

Leslie Beach is a Texas native who relocated to the area in 2020.  She holds two Bachelor of Science degrees in both Culinary Arts and Food Science, Nutrition & Health Promotion.  She comes to NAFCS with more than 13 years of experience in the food service industry, including 7 years as a chef for major hotels & resorts as well as operations experience within hospitals & grocery chains with a heavy focus on nutrition and retail dining.

Leslie’s education, together with her work experience within multiple segments of the food service realm, has helped her to succeed in within many different roles within the industry.

Beach has a passion for high-quality ingredients, nutrition, and establishing healthy eating patterns in children.  She loves what she does and appreciates the opportunity to grow with NAFCS and help nourish children’s minds and bodies by expanding programs and focusing on multiple facets of nutrition and engagement for all of our children.

Director of Career and Technical Education, Dr. Kyle Lanoue

Dr. Kyle Lanoue oversees the Prosser Career Education Center and CTE District #45. This includes management of Prosser’s multimillion-dollar budget that includes numerous grants. He is also responsible for the development of cutting-edge CTE programs for the students of CTE district #45. A graduate of Rensselaer Central High School and Indiana State University, Kyle taught Technology and Engineering Education at the High School Level as well as at the College of Education and College of Technology located at Indiana State University. During his time at Indiana State University, Kyle completed his Doctoral work in Educational Leadership and Supervision in 2008.

During his years of service, he has been a teacher, coach, professor, and building-level administrator. His experience in education spans more than twenty years and covers working as a teacher and leader at all levels of education, PK-Graduate School. Kyle began his administrative career in 2008 as a building-level leader at Hazelwood Middle School before becoming a principal at Pine View Elementary, Grant Line Elementary, and S. Ellen Jones Elementary. Kyle’s longest tenure was spent at Grant Line Elementary from 2010-2019. 

Named a Lilly Fellow in 2012, Kyle has many professional honors that include being named Rookie Teacher of the Year and Grant Line Elementary being named a Model Professional Learning Community.

Kyle and his wife have three children and live in Floyd County.

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