Tom Bratten, Superintendent
Joining the SMFCSD in February of 2015, Mr. Bratten brought a wealth of experience as an outstanding educator and administrator.
is known around Ohio as a strong proponent for children, as well as a community leader.
entered the classroom in 1991 as an English teacher at Cincinnati Moeller High School
in Cincinnati and has since held a variety of positions in various school districts, allowing him to experience many facets of the education field over the course of the last 23 years.
Most recently, he has served as superintendent of Salem City Schools from 2009 to 2014.
Immediately prior to that, he was an assistant principal, high school principal and director of career and technical education for Canton Local Schools from 2000 to 2009.
Over the years, he has also served at Cincinnati Moeller High School, Bishop Kenny High School in Jacksonville, Fla., Marlington Local Schools and Louisville City Schools in a variety of positions, including English teacher, coach, assistant principal and athletic director.
Mr. Bratten has a bachelor's degree in secondary English education from Miami University, a master's degree in educational administration from Xavier University, his principal's license from the University of Akron; and his superintendent's license from Ashland University.
Mr. Bratten came to SMF Schools with a proven track record of noteable achievements and awards in his various leadership positions.
Mr. Tom Bratten