School Advisory Board
Dr. Kent DeKoninck, Supt., Greenwood Schools
Kent is now in this 5th year as superintendent for the Greenwood Community School Corporation and his 30th year overall in public education. Greenwood Schools serves 4,000 students in Johnson County, just south of Indianapolis. Prior to Greenwood, Kent was an associate superintendent in the Avon Community School Corporation. Kent also served as a middle school principal in Carmel-Clay Schools and Perry Township. Kent started his administrative career in Westfield-Washington Schools as a guidance director and assistant high school principal.
Kent is a board director for the Greater Greenwood Chamber of Commerce, co – chair of Aspire Johnson County, a board member of the Johnson County Development Corporation, and is a member of the Sertoma Club of Greenwood and the Rotary Club of Greenwood. Kent was honored to receive the 2017 Citizen of the Year award from the Greenwood VFW and City of Greenwood.
Kent has been married to his wife Amanda for 28 years and they reside in Greenwood. They also have two daughters, Hillary and Morgan.
Greg Parsley, Supt. Vincennes Schools
Mr. Greg Parsley is in his 20th year of education. His career started with teaching Economics at Roncalli High School. After his first-year here, he moved to the Tippecanoe School Corporation where he taught Government and shortly thereafter began his career in education administration. This includes serving as athletic director at Rensselaer Central and principal at both Bloomfield Jr/Sr High School and Vincennes Lincoln High School. During the 2010-11 school year, Mr. Parsley moved from being the high school principal at Vincennes Lincoln to the assistant superintendent and with the 2012-2013 school year assumed the responsibility of superintendent.
Mr. Parsley has been involved in many professional capacities and this includes serving as president of the Vincennes Rotary, Board of Trustees for Vincennes University, Board member to KCARC, Vice-President of the Hoosier Heartland School Trust, former Executive Board member to the Southern Indiana Education Service Center, Board member to Knox County Special Education Cooperative, YMCA Board Member, Board Member to the Knox County Development Corporation, Board Member to the Knox County Community Foundation and is a member of the Vincennes Redevelopment Commission.
As for personal achievements and interests, Mr. Parsley has served his church as the moderator, Elder Chair, Search Team and is presently the chair of Stewardship. Mr. Parsley is an avid St. Louis Cardinals fan and this includes as a 13-year season ticket holder. Mr. Parsley is married to Stephanie and with this, he gets the opportunity to share in the lives of Daelyn, Ainsley and Bayden.
Artie Equihua-Director of Personnel, Crown Point Community School Corporation
Artie has been employed with the Crown Point Community School Corporation since 1995 and has served as a classroom teacher at Crown Point High School, Assistant Principal at Crown Point High School, Elementary Principal at Timothy Ball Elementary School, and Director of Personnel. One of the objectives in his current role, is to oversee the safety and security of all buildings in the school corporation along with the Directory of Safety and Security. He has been a member of the Indiana School Safety Specialist Academy since 2009 and a member of the Crisis Prevention Institute since 2009. Artie serves as an instructor for the Crisis Prevention Institute in Non-Violent Crisis Intervention and Prevention. He is a graduate of the Indiana Principals Leadership Academy and member of the Indiana Association of School Business Officials.
Jonathan Mock, Director of HR & Compliance, Hobart Schools
Jonathan Mock currently serves as the Director of Human Resources and Compliance for the School City of Hobart. He provides progressive leadership in the advancement of the district’s operations. Jon is actively engaged in promoting the School City of Hobart to attract quality individuals to join in the mission of serving and educating children. Jon is a Certified Professional Human Capital Leader in Education (pHCLE) through the American Association of School Personnel Administrators (AASPA). He is also an active member of the Indiana Association of School Business Officials (IASBO) and the Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM). Jon graduated from Valparaiso University with a Bachelor’s of Science in Accounting.
Dr. Mike Beresford, Asst. Supt., Hamilton Southeastern Schools
Teresa Heiny, Asst. Supt for HR, Bartholomew Co. Schools
Jill Britt, Dir. HR, MSD Franklin Township Schools
Dr. Julie Lauck, Asst. Supt. Valparaiso Schools
Susan DeLong, Asst. Supt., Tippecanoe Co. Schools
Susan DeLong has been involved in K-12 public education at all levels: classroom teaching, building administration, and central administration. Susan is currently serving as Assistant Superintendent for Personnel in the Tippecanoe School Corporation and has been in this role for over 10 years. With a student population of 13,500 and over 1,500 regular employees, she has helped lead the district through several changes.
Susan serves on the Indiana Association of School Business Officials HR/Management Professional Development Committee which helps to bring new and pertinent information to school professionals across the state of Indiana. She has been recognized 3 times as the Region 4 Support Staff Professional of the Year and was named the Indiana winner in 2015. Susan also serves on the Tippecanoe County Commission on Human Relations.
Scott Olinger, Supt., Plainfield Schools