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J.T. Coopman

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J.T. Coopman was named superintendent of the MCCSC in December of 2008 after a previous stint at Clark-Pleasant Community Schools in Johnson County. He began work in 2009.

One of Coopman's first decisions was to hire Mike Shipman as principal of Templeton Elementary school. The decision came as a surprise to members of a search committee consisting of Templeton faculty, staff and parents that had formed to help select the new principal.

In November 2010, Coopman announced his retirement. The ill health of his wife probably played a large part in that decision.