As the chief school executive officer for the NAFC schools, Dr. Snyder oversees the development of a positive educational program to meet the needs of the Floyd County community. He is charged with carrying out the policies adopted by the Board of School Trustees. His mandate is to provide leadership for the preparation and submission of recommendations relative to all matters requiring Trustee action. He places before the Board necessary information, facts, and reports to ensure informed decision-making. Dr. Snyder continuously works to refine an academic framework which will prepare NAFC students for their future. The Superintendent engages daily with all staff to build a cohesive leadership team.
As the Superintendent, Dr. Snyder is engaged in many local and state policy issues. He assists with the facilitation of various organizational related problems and dispute resolution. He plans district capital improvements, participates in labor negotiations, and supervises the administration of various employee benefit programs. He ensures district compliance with federal and state law as well as grant initiatives by providing accurate data reporting and appropriate correspondence. Dr. Snyder also provides leadership to most insurance and legal matters in the district.
During Dr. Snyder’s professional career, he has been active in State and National school leadership. Dr. Snyder is a past recipient of the Indiana School 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 (IASBO).
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. Dr. Snyder is an engaged citizen and resident of New Albany, Indiana.
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 Human Resources, Director of Student Services, Director of Assessment and Student Information, and the Director of 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.