New schools superintendent announced

laura hammackFormer Brown County Schools Assistant Superintendent Laura Hammack will replace Superintendent David Shaffer when he retires next month.

Hammack’s hiring was announced in a contract released publicly May 4.

She is coming from Beech Grove Schools, where she has been assistant superintendent since July 2009.

She was assistant superintendent for Brown County from July 2007 to July 2009, and prior to that, was principal of Helmsburg Elementary and taught at Nashville Elementary.

This story will be updated for the May 11 paper.

Read Hammack’s proposed contract — which will be reviewed at a May 23 public hearing — here.