Plymouth School Corporation Welcomes New Teachers, Staff Members

Superintendent Andy Hartley and Assistant Superintendent Jill VanDriessche (Plymouth Community School Corporation Photo)

The new school year has brought a few changes at the Plymouth Community School Corporation. Andy Hartley has recently taken over as superintendent, while Jill VanDriessche will soon take over his old position of assistant superintendent.

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Plymouth School Corporation Forms Committee to Address Suicide

Suicide attempt Survivor Kevin Hines speaks with students at Plumouth High School. (Plymouth Community School Corporation Photo)
Suicide attempt Survivor Kevin Hines speaks with students at Plumouth High School. (Plymouth Community School Corporation Photo)

Following the suicide deaths of two Plymouth High School students within a year of each other, the Plymouth Community School Corporation is taking a series of steps to address the issue. Last Wednesday, students at Plymouth High School, Lincoln Junior High School, and Riverside Intermediate School had the chance to hear from a man who survived a suicide attempt. Continue reading

Plymouth Community School Corporation Announces Promotions

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PCSC Brooke BusseBrooke Busse has been named the new Director of Quality Programs for Plymouth Community School Corporation. Prior to this promotion Busse had been serving since 2012 as the corporation’s eLearning Coach. She has worked for PCSC since 2006; initially as a Title 1 Reading Teacher at WDA Washington Discovery Academy and from 2007 through 2012 as a 2nd grade teacher at WDA. Busse holds a Bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education with a Reading Specialist endorsement from Valparaiso University. She is currently pursuing an online Master of Arts in Curriculum and Educational Technology at Ball State University.

PCSC Andy Hartley headshotAndy Hartley is the new Assistant Superintendent for Plymouth Community School Corporation. He first started in 2008 as an assistant principal at Plymouth High School. In 2012 Hartley became the principal of Washington Elementary. He holds a B.S. degree from Manchester College in elementary education and a M.S. from Butler University. Hartley obtained a Superintendent’s License after earning his Educational Specialist License in School Administration in 2012. Prior to coming to Plymouth, he was a classroom teacher for five years. In 2010, the Indiana Association of Schools Principals named Hartley Assistant Principal of the Year in District 2.