Dr. Vance is currently serving as superintendent of Shelbyville Central Schools. Previously, he served eight years as the superintendent in nearby Rush County Schools, with 27 years of overall educational experience. A graduate of Franklin College, Dr. Vance went on to earn a master’s degree from Indiana Wesleyan University before earning his Education Specialist and Ph.D. degrees from Indiana State University.
He started his career at Greensburg High School as a teacher and coach, continuing on to Greenfield-Central High School where he taught, coached, and later served as athletic director and assistant principal. He was the next principal at Tri Jr./Sr. High School and then assumed that same position at his alma mater Rushville High School, becoming superintendent of Rush County Schools in 2014. As a side note, Vance actually started his coaching career in 1992 at Shelbyville High School while attending college, coaching football under Scott Olinger.