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District Leadership


Leading with Integrity & Commitment to Tomorrow's Students


The Mt. Vernon Community School Corporation (MVCSC) Administration is housed on the Fortville school campus at 1806 W. State Road 234, Fortville, IN 46040.  
Phone Number: (317) 485-3100
Fax Number: (317) 485-3113


Chris Smedley & Heather NoesgesInterim Co-Superintendents 
Mr. Chis Smedley - Chief Financial Officer chris.smedley@mvcsc.k12.in.us - ext. 5104 &
Mrs. Heather Noesges - Director of Elementary Education heather.noesges@mvcsc.k12.in.us - ext. 5116

The Interim Co-Superintendents will oversee all functions of the district to ensure quality instruction and meaningful learning opportunities continue to be provided to our students in an environment full of authentic engagement.  See their biographies and academic preparation in their job descriptions below.


Scott ShipleyMr. Scott Shipley ~ Director of Secondary Education
Mr. Shipley works directly with the staff and principals at the middle and high school to develop programming, curriculum, and professional learning opportunities.  He manages instructional support services and all government reports for secondary education.  He has been an administrator with Mt. Vernon since 2004.

Academic Preparation: 
EdS, School Superintendent, Ball State University (expected completion May 2018)
MAE K-12 School Administration, Ball State University
BS, Education, Ball State University



Heather NoesgesMrs. Heather Noesges ~ Director of Elementary Education
Mrs. Noesges is responsible for organizing and supervising elementary staff in the development and reporting of standards-based curriculum, instruction, and assessment.  She directs the coordination of instructional support services and all required local, state, regional, and federal reports for elementary curriculum, instruction, and assessment.  

Academic Preparation:
PHD Curriculum and Assessment, Walden University (expected completion May 2019)
MA Educational Leadership, University of Indianapolis
MA Education, Florida Atlantic University
BS, Elementary Education

Chris Smedley PictureMr. Chris Smedley ~ Chief Financial Officer
Mr. Smedley manages the budget for the district and oversees the business operations for the school corporation, including all accounting and payroll functions.  He has over 20 years of service in public education, including 15 years as a school administrator.

Academic Preparation: 
MAE K-12 School Administration, I.P.F.W.
Teaching Certification in Business Ed., Ball State University
BS, Finance, Ball State University
Pursuing Chief Business Manager Certification through IASBO (currently enrolled)


Mr. Greg Rollo ~ Director of Technology
Mr. Rollo is responsible for the district’s technology initiatives. He oversees the overall planning, organizing, and execution of all IT functions at MVCSC.  His responsibilities include: directing all building level IT operations, support and maintenance of existing applications, and development of new technical solutions.

Academic Preparation:
BS, Elementary Education with a Computer Endorsement, Ball State University
MS, Educational Computing and Industrial Design, Purdue University
A+ Certification
Google for Education Certification (currently enrolled)


Laura Durig Ms. Laura Durig ~ Director of Special Education
Ms. Durig is responsible for ensuring that our students who have disabilities receive a free and appropriate public education.  Ms. Durig works closely with teachers and related service personnel supporting their capacity to meet the individualized educational needs of our students.   Additionally, Ms. Durig is the director for our new Early Learning Academy.  

Academic Preparation:
Director of Exceptional Learners License, Ball State University (currently enrolled)
Special Education License, Indiana Wesleyan University
MS, Physical Therapy, University of Indianapolis
BS, Physical Therapy, Marquette University


Derek SheltonMr. Derek Shelton ~ Director of Operations
Mr. Shelton handles the Transportation and the Maintenance Departments, overseeing all operations for the district.

Academic Preparation:
Mr. Derek Shelton was a 1988 graduate of Mt. Vernon High School and a 1993 graduate of Butler University.




Maria BondMrs. Maria Bond ~ Director of Community Relations
Mrs. Bond manages the internal and external marketing/communications initiatives throughout the community, with the goal to maintain a positive perception of MVCSC’s district. Media relations, collateral materials, website, communications and marketing initiatives engage the community, staff and parents with MVCSC’s mission as the overarching directive.

Academic Preparation: 
Bond received her bachelor of science at Ball State University in Journalism with Advertising and Public Relations Options, as well as a Marketing minor.  She has also received training in fundraising and grant writing through the IUPUI Fundraising School during her time as the inaugural Executive Director of the Mt. Vernon Education Foundation.