The Muncie-Delaware County Chamber of Commerce presents
Superintendent M. Tim Heller with the Excellence in Public Service Award
at the 120th Annual Meeting.
consolidation of Muncie Southside and Muncie Central High Schools, was a major
undertaking for the Muncie Community Schools over the past year. Under the
direction of Superintendent M. Tim Heller, this merger will have a positive
impact on the education of Muncie students and improve operations for the
Muncie Community School Corporation. The manner in which Mr. Heller engaged the
community and guided everyone through this difficult task has become an
interest from other school districts nationwide.
M. Tim Heller, has served
as Superintendent of Muncie Community Schools since July, 2011. Mr.
Heller is a 1961 graduate of Milan High School and he has earned degrees from:
Morehead State University, AB; Indiana University, MS; and Ball State
University, EDS. Mr. Heller married his childhood sweetheart Judy and
they have two daughters, Jackie and Josie. They moved back to Muncie to
be closer to their daughters and grandsons, Palmer and Brady Samuels. He has
been in education for 47 years and was a superintendent in the state of
Kentucky for 12 years before returning to Muncie Community Schools in 2010 as
the assistant superintendent
Mr. Heller has
demonstrated a sincere interest in building better relationships between the
schools and the City of Muncie. He is active in several civic
organizations, including Muncie Noon Rotary, Boys and Girls Club, Minnetrista,
Muncie Public Library and he also serves on the Muncie-Delaware County Chamber
of Commerce Business Education Partnership committee. He has just
completed a three-year term on the Chamber’s Board of Directors.
Mr. Heller’s thoughtful demeanor has served him well in engaging the public as MCS
continues to navigate through difficult times.
Mr. Heller stands on the
platform of accountability. He believes students should be accountable
for their actions, and believes the corporation owes the same accountability to
the school board and community at large.