Foster/adopt parents, school superintendent, education professor
Drs. David and Rachael Hoffert reside in Warsaw, Indiana and have a heart for vulnerable children. David serves as the Superintendent in the Warsaw Community Schools. Prior to his current position, he served as the Assistant Superintendent in the Warsaw Community Schools, principal of Northfield Jr./Sr. High in Wabash, IN and as a history teacher and boys track coach at Warsaw Community High School. David was honored at the White House for being one of the top 100 future ready superintendents’ due to his work with the advance of STEM education and community partnerships. He was named the Kosciusko Chamber Man of the Year in 2020.
Rachael serves as a Professor of Education at Grace College. She is also the chair of the Elementary Education program. She loves working with “future teachers” while encouraging them to see the classroom as a mission field. Rachael volunteers as a Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) representing children impacted by trauma. She also serves on the CASA, and Lost Sparrows Board of Directors.
The Hofferts have three children (Ryun, Robinson, and Roosevelt), two of which came to be part of the Hoffert family by means of adoption from Ethiopia. The Hoffert’s have also had the privilege of being guardianship parents. Due to their family experiences, the Hofferts feel passionate to work alongside adoptive and foster parents to navigate educational services and communication for school age children.