Elkhart Community Schools is proud to announce the hiring of Dr. Larry A. Huff as Elkhart Community Schools new superintendent. Dr. Huff will assume the role beginning March 1st, 2024. He will be succeeding interim superintendent Mr. Mark Mow, who will assist in the transition through the end of June 2024.
Dr. Huff is a former Teacher and Principal with a bachelor's degree from the University of Indianapolis, a Master's degree from Marian University in Indianapolis and a graduate of the Indiana Aspiring Superintendent Academy. He earned is doctoral degree from Oakland City University with a focus on school superintendency in December 2020. He is Certified in Crisis Prevention Intervention and a 3-time recipient of the Pike’s Superintendent Above and Beyond Award.
As Chief Academic Officer, Dr. Huff has provided district-wide leadership for all aspects of teaching and learning for the Metropolitan School District of Pike Township near Indianapolis. During his time as Chief Academic Officer, Pike Township experienced increased student performance in IREAD-3 and ILEARN student achievement. Additionally, Pike Township increased its graduation rate to 96.2% for the 2022-23 school year.
Dr. Huff has been driving success in the Pike Township Schools by developing academic vision, curriculum, professional development of faculty, data analysis and compliance. He collaborates with all departments to support principals and teachers in the area of instructional leadership.
Please join us in welcoming Dr. Huff to Elkhart Community Schools.
The Elkhart Promise: Every student is known by name, challenged and supported by highly effective staff, and in partnership with the community, will graduate career/college ready and life ready.