The MSD of Decatur Township School Board names Assistant Superintendent Dr. Stephanie Hofer as Interim Superintendent.
(November 15, 2023) – INDIANAPOLIS – MSD of Decatur Township School Board Members appointed Assistant Superintendent, Dr. Stephanie Hofer as interim superintendent, effective January 1, 2024. The resolution to appoint Dr. Hofer was approved by a unanimous vote on Tuesday, November 14th, during the regularly scheduled school board meeting. This appointment follows the retirement announcement of current Superintendent, Dr. Matt Prusiecki, who has served the district in his current role since 2013. School Board President Judith Collins shared, “We believe Dr. Hofer is capable of leading as interim superintendent. We have every confidence in her leadership during this transition.”
Dr. Hofer brings over 19 years of experience in Decatur Township, serving in a variety of roles, including teacher, instructional coach, assistant principal, and principal. Since 2017, Dr. Hofer has led at the district level as assistant superintendent, overseeing both elementary and secondary education.
“I’m excited and honored to serve the district in an even greater capacity through this time of change,” said Dr. Hofer. “I am Decatur Proud of our students, staff, and community and am looking forward to leading us into the next chapter. I am thankful to the school board for their trust in me and support.”
While Dr. Hofer assumes leadership of the district, the school board is utilizing the university search team to aid in the permanent superintendent search process. This group of professors from Ball State, Indiana State, Indiana and Purdue Universities will collect and analyze community survey data and facilitate the application and interview process. The school board is committed to gaining staff and community input through the survey, while conducting a thorough process. “We look forward to reviewing and interviewing candidates to find the best superintendent to lead Decatur Township Schools,” said Judith Collins of the school board.