Dr. Beresford brings with him a wealth of experience and expansive leadership qualities developed from his 35 years in public education. For the past 25 years, he has overseen various aspects of the daily operations at Hamilton Southeastern Schools, Indiana’s fourth largest school district, comprising of nearly 22,000 students and 2,500 employees. His duties have also included leading student, parent and staff services; developing school safety initiatives; developing mental health initiatives; and facilitating teacher recruitment and talent development.
He began his public education as a high school English and journalism teacher, serving as a school counselor, director of school counseling, assistant principal, principal and most
recently, assistant superintendent of staff and student services at Hamilton Southeastern Schools.
Dr. Beresford earned his Bachelor of Arts from Eastern Illinois University in English and Journalism, his Master of Science in School Counseling from Butler University, and his Doctor of Education in Educational Administration from Ball State University.