Brandon Bailey, Principal at Richland High School, was appointed as the new Director of Educational Services at the school board meeting on Monday, January 22, 2018. With the new vacancy, Tim Regan, current Assistant Principal, will ascend to the role of High School Principal. They will both assume the new roles on February 1, 2018.
“I am ready for this opportunity to serve the Richland School District in a new capacity,” said Bailey. “This is an exciting professional opportunity that will enable me to continue supporting the students and faculty in the Richland School District.” Bailey's new district-wide role will be multi-faceted and include Comprehensive Planning, Curriculum, Federal Programs, Technology, Staff Development, Supervision, and other duties assigned by the Superintendent. “Mr. Bailey has more than 20 years of experience as an educator in the Richland School District,” said Superintendent Arnold Nadonley. “One of the many things that sets him apart is his passion and pursuit of excellence in everything he does”. Bailey received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Connecticut, a master’s degree from Saint Francis University, Principal’s endorsement from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and his Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility from Gannon University.
After serving as the Assistant Principal since the 2014-2015 school year, Regan is looking forward to becoming the leader of one of the top performing high schools in the IU8 Region. Regan said, “It excites me to continue to work with staff members who are willing to think collaboratively and creatively.” Superintendent Nadonley noted, “Mr. Regan is a demonstrated student-centered leader who brings a wealth of experience and enthusiasm to his new role and is the perfect fit for the district.” Regan received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Pittsburgh at Johnstown, master’s degree from Saint Francis University, and his Principal’s endorsement from Indiana University of Pennsylvania.