This blog shares my personal views and experiences as a superintendent of public school systems in Ohio. My goal here is my goal in all communication - to engage in respectful and productive discourse with those I serve. Please note that while these thoughts are my own, many of these communications were also published by the school districts I've been honored to work with -- shared through district e-newsletters, websites, social media, mobile apps, and text. My hope is that this page helps to ignite a passion for transparent communication and engagement with other educational leaders as well.
The 2017-2018 academic year is under way across Ohio, and the Ohio Department of Education has some great resources for families as our children head back to the classroom. Here are the top 10 things to know this year: