Lynn Simmers

Lynn serves as the Assistant Superintendent of Southwest Allen County Schools.  She has over twenty years of experience in education as a teacher, coach, assistant principal, athletic director, principal, summer program director and assistant superintendent.  She is an educator committed to excellence and believes our focus must always be student learning.  She believes students in our schools deserve nothing but the best each and every day.  She is serious about quality and performance and possesses a strong sense of efficacy, ownership and responsibility in educating children.  Lynn has experience in facilitating strategic planning processes;  guiding professional learning opportunities for all staff members; training and facilitating building-level curriculum teams; using student achievement data to guide curriculum and instruction; implementing strong literacy programs; facilitating the opening of a New Tech high school as well as extension work at the middle and elementary levels; and optimizing student learning through quality learning practices and technology integration.  She is a certified trainer through the Southern Regional Education Board in the Curriculum Prioritization, Mapping and Monitoring framework and provides consultation, professional development and support to schools and districts across the state as a Field Consultant for the AdvancED Indiana office.  She also has the privilege of facilitating national district accreditation visits as a Lead Evaluator and currently serves on Indiana’s AdvancED State Council.