New Special Education Director Hired - May 23, 2017
The Fort Wayne Community Schools Board of School Trustees on Monday, May 22, approved the appointment of a new Director of Special Education effective July 3.
Nikki Sprunger, Director, Special Education
Nikki Sprunger joins FWCS with 36 years of education experience and is currently the Special Education Director for the Adams Wells Special Services Cooperative in Bluffton. Her education career started as a sixth-grade teacher in 1981 at St. Mary Catholic School in Rushville. In 1986, she took her first position in special education as the itinerant learning disabilities teacher at the East Central Special Services District in Connersville. She then moved to the North Central Indiana Special Education Cooperative in Warsaw and then Fairfield Community Schools, where she stayed until 2012 when she took the position with Adams Wells. As the Special Education Director for Fort Wayne Community Schools, she fills a position that has been vacant since the retirement of Ann Barnes-Smith at the beginning of the school year.