MG Superintendent Leaving For Nashville

Brad Turner

In a special meeting Wednesday, February 28, the Mulberry Grove Board of Education accepted the resignation of Superintendent Brad Turner.

Turner told WGEL he has accepted a position as superintendent of the Nashville, IL high school district. He will assume the position July 1. The Mulberry Grove board accepted his resignation, effective June 30.

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Turner said his new position in Nashville will be similar to the Mulberry Grove Unit 1 School District as far as size. Nashville’s high school has around 400 students, which is the size of the full Mulberry Grove School district. In Nashville he will oversee a staff that is about the same size as that of Unit 1.

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Turner said he is looking forward to working with the staff and students in Nashville and noted the district has strong programs across the board. He said he will miss a lot about Mulberry Grove, mostly the people and the friendships he’s made.

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We asked Superintendent Turner if there was anything in particular that he was proud of during his time serving the Unit 1 School District. He pointed out the fire that occurred in the school in 2015. He said while it wasn’t a positive experience, he was very proud of the way the school’s staff and students and community worked through the situation.

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Brad Turner and his family first moved to Greenville in 2010 to accept a position as Assistant Principal at Bond County Unit 2 High School in Greenville. He has served as the Mulberry Grove Unit 1 Superintendent for four years.

SOURCEPhoto courtesy of Mulberry Grove Unit 1 School District
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