In a few months, Dale Lumley will be helping to mold the future of the district that shaped him as an educator.
Butler Area School Board on Monday hired Lumley as superintendent. He spent 25 years there as an English teacher and high school principal.
“When you spend 12 years teaching in a district, it's really where you're learning the craft of teaching,” said Lumley, currently South Butler School District's superintendent. “I invested a lot of time and energy in the district, learning how to become a good teacher and what it meant to be an administrator.