Board of School Trustees
Access recent agendas, meeting minutes, and ACSC's board policies on Board Docs. Agendas and minutes prior to January 1, 2019, are available at the bottom of this page. Additionally, budget documentation is available on our Financial Services page.
Questions? Contact Emily Matthews at (317) 544-6000.
L-R: Sarah Parent, Anne Engelhardt, Cindy Simmons, Jennifer Smith, Kim Woodward
Anne Engelhardt, President
Mrs. Engelhardt has served as a member of the Avon Board of School Trustees since 2008. She is a commercial broker with Vornholt and Associates. Mrs. Engelhardt has lived in Avon since 1999. She and her husband Tim have five children and three grandchildren. She is grateful for the excellent education her children received and desires all children to have the same experience.
Cindy Simmons, Vice President
Mrs. Simmons was elected to the Avon Board of School Trustees in 2017. She is a life-long resident of Avon and a retired teacher (MSD Wayne Township). She and her husband Roy have a son and three grandchildren.
Kim Woodward, Secretary
Mrs. Woodward was elected to the board in 2004. She is the retired Director of Human Resources for Cunningham Restaurant Group and now pursues other interests including consulting with Indiana school corporations on HR matters and coaching Avon High School’s speech and debate team. Mrs. Woodward is a long-time resident of Avon. She and her husband Michael have two daughters (both AHS graduates), two sons-in-law (also both AHS graduates), and four grandsons.
Mrs. Parent joined the Avon Board of School Trustees in 2023. A long-time Avon elementary teacher and member of the Oriole Advocates, she is currently Director of Client Services at Ntracts. She and her husband, Andy, have children who are enrolled in Avon Schools. She is proud to be an Oriole because we are a premier school district and richly diverse community.
Mrs. Smith, an Occupational Therapist for Franciscan VNS, has been an Avon resident since 2017. She and her husband, Greg, have two children who are enrolled in Avon Schools, and she enjoys volunteering in their schools. She is proud to be an Avon Oriole because of the spirit of the people in our community. Mrs. Smith joined the Avon Board of School Trustees in 2023.
Avon Schools is a nationally recognized district of choice that embraces all students and prepares them to grow and thrive for their future.
In cooperation with our community, we will:
- become a Professional Learning Community (PLC) improving student achievement by providing equitable experiences and opportunities for all students,
- create systemic and purposeful innovation opportunities to develop critical thinkers,
- support student well-being, mental wellness, and the whole child (healthy, safe, engaged, supported, and challenged).