Office of the Superintendent
The Office of the Superintendent is located n the EVSC's Technology and Innovation Center, 951 Walnut Street. The EVSC Superintendent is Dr. David B. Smith.
Dr. Smith was named Superintendent of the Evansville Vanderburgh School Corporation on June 20, 2011, and officially began his tenure July 1, 2011.
Smith has served in the EVSC for the previous 29 years in a variety of roles from instrumental music teacher for 19 years, to principal, deputy superintendent, director of principal support, and deputy chief of staff, until his most recent position prior to the superintendency -- as assistant superintendent for business and human resources. Among his honors and recognitions related to teaching, he was the Evansville Courier & Press/University of Evansville 1992 High School Teacher of the Year and was nominated several other times for the award for teaching, as well as for administration. Also, while instrumental music teacher at Reitz, he grew the instrumental program to more than 350 students, reaching the pinnacle as state finalists 12 times.
He holds the degree of Doctor of Education in Leadership from Oakland City University, and bachelor’s and master’s degrees in music education from the University of Evansville. He also has a degree in Secondary Administration and Supervision as well as an Education Specialist degree from Indiana State University. Most recently, Smith received his Master of Business Operational Excellence degree and Lean Six Sigma black belt designation in December 2011 from The Ohio State University, Fisher College of Business.
Smith is a member of the Boards of Directors of the following organizations: Evansville Philharmonic Orchestra, Junior Achievement, Youth Resources, Indiana State School Music Association, EVSC Foundation, Public Education Foundation, and the State Superintendent’s Advisory Council. He also serves as a member of the advisory council for Youth First and cMoe.
Smith performs with the Evansville Brass Quintet and is a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, where he has served as president of the Church Council, leading the church in its Strategic Plan and visioning.
Questions or Concerns?
Call 812-435-0915 or email [email protected]
David B. Smith
Assistant to the Superintendent
Professional Development Coordinator