Mr. Bret Towne began serving as Superintendent of Edmond Public Schools in June 2015. He served as the Associate Superintendent of General Administration/Operations for the district since 1999. The Oklahoma Association of School Administrators named him the Assistant Superintendent of the Year in 2015, Region No. 7 finalist for Assistant Superintendent of the Year in 2014 and Region No. 7 Superintendent of the Year for 2018.
During his career, Towne has directed the design and construction of 1.2 million square feet of new construction and 1.1 million square feet of renovations, consisting of six new schools, three new freshman academies and major additions including gyms, offices, media centers, cafeterias, computer labs and 422 classrooms.
He and his wife Nancy, a retired second-grade teacher, have two sons who graduated from Edmond schools. He is an active member of Crossings Community Church. He enjoys reading, theater, Edmond Public Schools activities, athletics, and fine arts.
Towne is currently completing a doctorate in administration and leadership at Oklahoma State University.