Brookville school district to select new superintendent

Brookville High School parents have notified the school about a scam call about an ACT prep class. CONTRIBUTED.

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Brookville High School parents have notified the school about a scam call about an ACT prep class. CONTRIBUTED.

The Brookville Local School District Board is set to vote on Jason Wood as superintendent at the March 28 board meeting, the school district said Monday. Wood will take over for Tim Hopkins, who is retiring after serving 22 years in the job.

The Brookville district said Wood was selected from two finalists.

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Jason Wood. Courtesy of Coldwater Exempted Village Schools

Jason Wood. Courtesy of Coldwater Exempted Village Schools

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Jason Wood. Courtesy of Coldwater Exempted Village Schools

Most recently, Wood served as the superintendent of the Coldwater Exempted Village Schools in Mercer County since 2015. Previously he worked as a principal, athletic director, teacher and coach during his 27 year career in education.

Wood holds a bachelor’s degree from Huntington College, a master of education degree from Marygrove College, and both a principal and superintendent license from the University of Dayton.

Hopkins is currently the longest-serving school superintendent in Montgomery County, having taken the Brookville job in February 2000. Before coming back to Brookville, Hopkins was a classroom teacher, assistant high school principal, high school principal, assistant superintendent and superintendent in four other Ohio school districts.

Hopkins grew up in Brookville and graduated from Brookville High School in 1977. His wife and their three children also graduated from Brookville schools.

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Tim Hopkins, superintendent, Brookville Local Schools

Tim Hopkins, superintendent, Brookville Local Schools

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Tim Hopkins, superintendent, Brookville Local Schools

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