Mr. Kirby was selected as the next LOCS Superintendent by the unanimous 7-0 vote at the special remote board meeting on Monday, June 29, 2020.
Previously an assistant superintendent in South Lyon since January 2018, Mr. Kirby was responsible for all aspects of Human Resources and Public Relations as well as overseeing the Transportation and Athletic Departments.
Prior to joining South Lyon, Mr. Kirby worked as an associate superintendent in Ionia Public Schools from July 2007 – January 2018.
His job included overseeing Human Resources, including negotiations. He oversaw professional development and school improvement plans, and handled communication for Ionia.
Mr. Kirby earned a bachelor of arts degree in elementary education from Michigan State University, a masters in educational leadership from Western Michigan University and an educational specialist degree in educational leadership from Grand Valley State University.
Mr. Kirby succeeded retiring Superintendent Marion Ginopolis, whose 10-year tenure in LOCS concluded in June 2020.