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Photo of the day: Dr. James M. Halik Ph.D to Interim Superintendent North Lawrence Community Schools

Photo of the day: January 14, 2023 - North Lawrence North Community School Interim Superintendent will begin February 1, 2023. He will help guide the hiring of the next NLCS Superintendent.

Dr. James M. Halik, Ph. D. has been appointed Interim Superintendent who will begin on February 1, 2023. Dr. Halik did not want the position full time and will help the schoolboard guide their search for the next Superintendent. Dr. Steve Underwood will serve as temporary Superintendent until Dr. Halik starts on February 1, 2023.

Indiana law requires a Superintendent at all times.

Dr. James M. Halik Ph. D. Compass Consulting LLC, Founder/President was established in 1983.

The company provides school board in service Training, Motivational Keynote presentations, School District Leadership Training, strategic planning retreats, mentoring workshops, and climate audits for more than 227 clients.

Dr. Halik is married to Connie, a retired third grade teacher from Franklin Community School Corporation. They have three daughters Lindsay, (Kindergarten teacher), Jessica (Cosmetologist), Kristin (Kindergarten Teacher), and eight grandchildren.

His Education includes:

Ph.D. Indiana State University - Education Leadership

Ed S Ball State University - School Superintendency

M.S. Ball State University - Geology/Earth Science/Secondary Education, Principal License

B.S. Ball State University - Geology/Natural Resources/Earth Science/Marketing

His professional experience spans more than 45 years, college & university experience more than 30 years. and other experience 27 years. Dr. Halik is a member of several organizations and has received several honors and awards throughout his career.

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