Dr. Jon Milleman is Next Superintendent of LCSC
The Lebanon Community School Board of Trustees is pleased to introduce Dr. Jon Milleman as the next Superintendent of Lebanon Community School Corporation. The Board voted unanimously to approve Dr. Milleman’s contract on Friday, May 3 in a special session. Dr. Milleman will assume his leadership duties beginning July 1, 2019.
Dr. Milleman is a distinguished school leader, with teaching and administrative experiences in districts ranging in size from 1,200 students to nearly 20,000 in rural, suburban, and urban settings. He currently serves as the Assistant Superintendent of the Metropolitan School District of Washington Township, where he leads the district division of Teaching and Learning. Dr. Milleman led the development of a locally-created teacher evaluation system that was recognized as a model of distinction by the Indiana State Board of Education. His duties include development, implementation, and review of district initiatives and policy; supervising the curriculum, special services, and technology departments; and coordinating community engagement opportunities.
Dr. Milleman began his teaching career as a high school band director. He has served as a principal at Hamilton Southeastern High School and Franklin Community High School, and an assistant principal with Hamilton Southeastern Schools and Lakeland Community Schools. His areas of expertise include increasing student achievement, implementing professional learning communities for faculty, managing rapid growth and construction of school facilities, and expanding opportunities for student leadership.
Dr. Milleman earned his Bachelor of Music Education degree from Western Michigan University, his Master of Science in Education in Secondary Education and Administration from Indiana University Fort Wayne, and his Ph.D. in Educational Organization and Leadership from Purdue University.
“LCSC has a strong and positive reputation as a district that represents the values of the community, makes fiscally sound decisions, while at the same time staying committed to providing students with modern facilities and access to the technology and resources necessary to be competitive in this technology-driven global economy,” Dr. Milleman said, and he credits his range of experiences in preparing him for his leadership role: “Though I believe I have much to offer, it is my ability to be an effective, collaborative leader and to prioritize decisions in the best interest of the students, the organization, and the community, that will guide my leadership the most as we build on the previous successes of Lebanon Community School Corporation.”
Using feedback from students, staff, parents, and community members, The Board of Trustees created a profile of desired qualities prior to screening candidates for the position of Superintendent. Dr. Milleman provided an overview of experiences, qualifications, and beliefs aligned to the Leadership Profiile.