Leadership Team

Scott Robison, Superintendent 

Dr. Scott Robison, Superintendent of Zionsville Schools

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Dr. Scott Robison joined the Zionsville Community Schools on July 1, 2006, after serving as the Superintendent of Schools in Sheridan, Indiana, and as the Assistant Superintendent for Business in the Westfield Washington Schools. Dr. Robison was Westfield’s first K-12 Director of Curriculum, Instruction, and Staff Development, and he served as a school principal in M.S.D. Pike Township and M.S.D. Southwest Allen County before working in Westfield Washington. Dr. Robison taught in the M.S.D. Pike Township Schools and in the New Albany-Floyd County Schools prior to serving as the principal in three elementary schools and one middle school in Indianapolis and Fort Wayne, Indiana. Scott Robison earned his Ph.D. at Purdue University after receiving Bachelor and Master’s degrees from Indiana University. He is a 2005 graduate of the Hamilton County Leadership Academy and has presented at numerous regional and national conferences related to student engagement, school reform, looping/multiage practice, brain-compatible instructional methods, and more. He has served on chambers of commerce, a municipal redevelopment commission, a parks advisory board, a non-profit board of directors, a community revitalization committee, several common wage boards, and more. Dr. Robison’s personal and professional mission statements converge in the area of service to youth: “My personal life and professional endeavors are focused on a series of complex human projects each with the potential to change the world.”

 

Michael A. Shafer


Michael A. Shafer, Chief Financial Officer

Mr. Shafer earned a B.S. degree with high distinction in business administration from the New Albany campus of Indiana University. An accounting major, Mr. Shafer is a member of the Beta Gamma Sigma honors fraternity for business students, and is a Certified Public Accountant. He was a Field Examiner for the Indiana State Board of Accounts for eight years. After leaving the Board of Accounts, he served as Business Manager for the Madison Consolidated Schools in Madison, Indiana. Mr. Shafer is currently the Chief Financial Officer for the Zionsville Community Schools, and has held that position since April, 1998. Mr. Shafer is member of the Indiana Association of School Business Officials. Since 1999 he has served as a member of the Board of Directors of the Indiana Gospel Music Festival. Mr. Shafer is also a member of the Zionsville Lions Club. He and his wife Cheri have one daughter, Rachel, a graduate of Zionsville Community High School and a 2006 graduate of I.U.P.U.I. Mike, Cheri, and Rachel perform with Right Spirit, a well-known Southern Gospel group. Right Spirit records for Journey Records in Nashville, Tennessee. Mike Shafer is the manager and on-stage MC for the group, and plays the fiddle.

 

Bob Bostwick

Bob Bostwick, Executive Director of Operations
Assistant to the Superintendent

Bob Bostwick received a BS from Indiana State University and a Masters degree in secondary education from Indiana University. His career in education began in 1979 as a secondary social studies teacher and coach. He has subsequently served as an athletic director, assistant principal, middle school principal, and presently as a central office administrator as assistant to the superintendent in charge of operations. Bob and his wife Patti moved to Zionsville in 2000. They have three children: Drew, Jessica, and Carrie.

 

Cathy Fuelling

Cathy Fuelling, Director of Unified Student Services

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 Cathy Fuelling has been with Zionsville Community Schools since 1979 when she initiated special education programs for Zionsville Middle School and High School. Previously she developed special education programs for Lawrence Central High School, Indianapolis Arlington High School, and Bishop Chatard High School. She attended Ball State, Butler, and Indiana Universities and holds teaching licenses in Elementary Education and Special Education as well as licenses in Elementary and Secondary Administration and Special Education Administration. She coordinates special education programs and training related to special services. Her husband, Jerry, teaches Biology at North Central High School in Indianapolis. They have two children, Gretchen and John, who attended Union Elementary and graduated from Zionsville Community High School.

 

Patti Bostwick, Chief Technology Officer

Patti Bostwick received a BS from Ball State University. Her career began in 1981 as a secondary business education, computer programming and vocational marketing, accounting and office instructor. She has subsequently served as a track coach, National Honor Society, Student Council and Cheerleading sponsor. In 1987 she made the move to technology director and received certifications from Novell (Certified Novell Engineer) and the Region 8 Professional Development Academy. Patti and her husband Bob moved to Zionsville in 2000. They have three children: Drew, Jessica and Carrie, all Zionsville graduates and have either graduated from or are attending Purdue University.