Schrader named superintendent

By Patricia Ann Speelman -

NEW BREMEN — New Bremen Local Schools Board of Education has named Jason Schrader, of New Bremen, to be superintendent of schools.

Schrader was hired during a meeting of the board, Wednesday, May 31, on a one-year contract at a salary of $102,809. He will replace Dr. Andrea Townsend, who had resigned, effective July 31. The two will work together to facilitate the transition.

Schrader earned a Bachelor of Science in education from Wright State University and a Master of Education in education administration from Bowling Green State University, where he also completed studies required for a curriculum and development supervisor certification. He completed studies for his superintendent licensure, which he received in 2014, at the University of Dayton.

For the past five years, Schrader has been principal of New Bremen Middle School. Before moving to New Bremen, he was principal of Greenville Middle School for two years following 10 years on its faculty as an eighth-grade science teacher.

By Patricia Ann Speelman