John Trout recently retired from the position of Superintendent at Concord Community Schools prior to joining Xyity. John also served several years as Superintendent at the Madison Grant United School Corporation and worked 23 years in the Whitley County Consolidated Schools as a Teacher and Principal. Throughout his career, John has been recognized as one of the leaders in digital learning. Based upon his leadership and commitment to digital learning, he was one of 118 Superintendent's from across the country to be selected to participate in the Connected Superintendents Summit at the White House. He was also selected to serve as a member on the Indiana Department of eLearning Cadre. He has published articles for the Indiana School Board Association Journal, as well as being a panelist at the (re)Imagining Education Conference, AASA National Conference, and Indiana Leadership Symposium, just to name a few of his accolades. John has also successfully initiated two 1:1 programs while striving for excellence in student performance. During his last year as Superintendent at Concord, his district ranked in the 89% in the State of Indiana for improved student performance. During his tenure as Superintendent at Madison Grant, the graduation rate increased by 29%. We are thrilled to have John with us at Xyity as our Director of Client Relations.