New superintendent of Martinsville Schools named

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MARTINSVILLE, Ind. (April 28, 2014)—The Metropolitan School District of Martinsville has a new superintendent!

The board of trustees appointed Dr. Michele Moore, who has most recently served as the interim executive director of the Central Indiana Education Service Center (CIESC).

“I am very excited to begin this journey with Martinsville Schools,” Moore said. “I want to work with the entire community to write a new chapter in the school district’s story. I know that with everyone’s help, we will have a school community that not only embraces learning and excellence, but also creates an economic value for our many taxpayers who support us.”

Dr. Moore began her career in finance after graduating from Indiana University Kelley School of Business. After receiving her master’s in education from the University of Indianapolis in 2003, Moore taught business and computer education and served in a variety of roles in the Monroe-Gregg School District until 2012. Moore completed her educational specialists degree and educational doctorate degrees in educational leadership and curriculum studies at Indiana University.

Moore, who will begin on July 1, said “I am honored to have been selected and I look forward to meeting everyone.”

A public hearing on the superintendent’s contract will be Thursday, May 8 at 7 p.m. at the MSD of Martinsville administration building at 460 S. Main St.

“With Dr. Michele Moore’s passion, enthusiasm, and knowledge we feel she has the educational capacity and attributes to move us ahead and become a premier school district,” said Board President Beckie Weddle.