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Fairfield Local School Board of Education, Voted Unanimously to Hire Tim Dettwiller as Superintendent

Tim Dettwiller, Fairfield Local Superintendent

Leesburg, OH - The Fairfield Local Board of Education has selected Mr. Tim Dettwiller to transition from their interim Superintendent to Superintendent effective January 1, 2019.

Dettwiller has been serving as interim Superintendent since August 1, 2018 when he replaced Mr. Bill Garrett who resigned effective July 31, 2018. Garrett served the district as Superintendent for over 10 years.

Dr. Rindy Matthews, Board President, said, “The Fairfield Local School Board would like to welcome Mr. Tim Dettwiller as our new Superintendent. We are very happy with what we have experienced thus far with Mr. Dettwiller. As Mr. Dettwiller says, he has gotten a three month interview. His leadership brings to us a background in academics, finance and amazing people skills. We are very pleased as a board to go into the future with Mr. Dettwiller leading Fairfield Local Schools.”

"Just five short months ago I agreed to act as the Interim Superintendent for Fairfield Local Schools. In that time, I have grown to have a real appreciation for the pride this community takes in our school. The pride and teamwork found in the students, staff and the Board of Education are second to none. I am humbled and excited to be asked to stay on as your Superintendent for the next 3 years,” said Tim Dettwiller.

Previously Tim Dettwiller served as Superintendent of Madison Plains Local Schools where he had been Superintendent since August 2014. Prior to his tenure as Superintendent he served as the Treasurer of Madison Plains from May 2010 until he became Superintendent in 2014. He holds a Masters of Educational Leadership from Ashland University and a Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Business from Wilmington College. He also completed the Ohio School Leadership Institute through the Buckeye Association of School Administrators in March 2018.

Detwiller resides in Greenfield with his wife of 32 years Robin Dettwiller. Together they have four children and 5 grandchildren.

Southern Ohio Educational Service Center was proud to assist Fairfield Local Schools Board of Education in their work in gaining Mr. Dettwiller to lead the district as Superintendent.


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