Beavercreek schools picks Fairmont leader for business job

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Beavercreek City Schools has named Kettering Fairmont High School’s principal as its next business services director.

Tyler Alexander will oversee operations across Beavercreek schools, including buildings and grounds, maintenance, student nutrition and transportation, according to the district.

Alexander has 19 years of experience in education with 14 as an administrator, the past eight as Fairmont’s principal, Beavercreek said in the announcement.

Beavercreek Superintendent Paul Otten will recommend to the district’s board of education to approve the hiring Wednesday night in a special meeting, according to the district.

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“We are excited to bring Tyler on as a member of our BCS team,” Otten said in the announcement. “His knowledge and outstanding experience in the field of education will be strengths as he transitions into this role.

“He is goal-oriented and student-driven. He will be a great addition to Beavercreek City Schools, and we are excited to have him as part of our district leadership team,” he added.

If approved by the Beavercreek board, Alexander will replace Greg Thompson, who has accepted the chief operating officer’s job in the Upper Arlington school district near Columbus, according to the district. Thompson’s last day in Beavercreek will be June 30.

Alexander was chosen for the job that drew 18 applications with two candidates being interviewed, the district said.

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His annual salary in Beavercreek will be decided before Wednesday night’s board meeting, but will range from $111,510 to $136,171, according to the district.

Earlier this year, Alexander was one of eight interviewed for the Oakwood superintendent’s position.

He has worked at Fairmont since 2005 as a math teacher, assistant athletic director, unit principal and principal, records show.

He taught at Lebanon High School in 2004-05, according to his resume.

Alexander earned a bachelor’s degree in education from Capital University, a master’s degree in educational leadership from Wright State University, and his superintendent’s license from Miami University.

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