Illinois tech academy promotes Bret Hitchings to executive director

Wednesday, June 11, 2014

Heartland Technical Academy has a new executive director.

Bret Hitchings, formerly the assistant director, was named to the top spot at a special meeting of the board of control on Wednesday. Former executive director Jodi Ferriell has accepted a new position as director of the Capital Area Career Center in Springfield.

“I've really enjoyed working with Jodi,” Hitchings said. “I've learned a lot from her and I wish her all the best.”

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