Phone: 317.346.8700


Degrees and Certifications:

Dr. David Clendening

As a life-long Hoosier and educator, Dr. Clendening has served in many different roles:  teacher, assistant principal, principal, and executive director, and superintendent.  Prior to joining FCS is 2009, he served in Goshen as a middle school Assistant Principal, Principal, and Executive Director for Elementary Education and Public Relations. Each position provided him with outstanding experiences; and these experiences helped to mold his thoughts, ideas, and vision for leading a growing school district.

Dr. Clendening holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Indiana University, Master Degree from Butler University, and Education Specialist and Doctorate of Philosophy from Indiana State University. 

Dr. Clendening is an active member in the community having served on many boards and committees including the Boys and Girls Club and the Franklin Chamber of Commerce.  He is also a member of the Franklin Rotary. 

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