Brian Hummel has accepted the position to become the next Principal of Van-Far Elementary School beginning July 1. Mr. Hummel has spent 10 years in education and has been with the Van-Far School District for his entire career.
“I am very excited to serve the Van-Far School District in a new capacity,” Hummel said. “I have worked in the district as a teacher, reading facilitator, and director of federal programs. It is a pleasure to be given the opportunity to be the Elementary Principal. I am looking forward to a wonderful year of learning as well as serving the community in a new role.”
Hummel has served a number of educational roles in his career and has been an integral part of the successes at Van-Far Elementary. A graduate of Van-Far High School and Hannibal LaGrange College, Hummel began teaching at Van-Far Elementary School in 2004, becoming a DESE Starr Teacher and eventually elevating to the Van-Far School District Director of Federal Programs and the Director SFA Reading. Hummel earned a Master’s Degree from William Woods University
Hummel is filling the vacancy of Amber Crane who has accepted an Elementary Principal position in the Mexico School District.
“We greatly look forward to Mr. Hummel’s leadership at Van-Far Elementary and are excited about his ability to lead a school building that has experienced strong academic success. We are confident he will be a positive difference maker for our children, staff, and community” said Van-Far R-I School District Superintendent Dr. Stephen Hunter.