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The “What” and the “How”

Recently I was honored to spend a significant amount of time with the Thomas Worthington Girls Field Hockey team which won the 2015 Ohio High School Athletic Association State Championship in November.  As Superintendent of Schools I’m removed from the … Continue reading

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The Night I Disrupted Parent Teacher Conferences

As Superintendent of a large suburban school district with 19 schools and nearly 10,000 students there is somewhere I should be every night of the week.  I have formal meetings to attend or  student athletic contest or performances.  Most nights … Continue reading

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Creating a Growth Mindset

Fostering a growth mindset is critical for all of our students in Worthington.  On Monday 9.21 we posted a blog on our sister site Absolute Excellence titled “Why a Growth Mindset?”  This post is intended to build upon that post. … Continue reading

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Worthington Schools – It’s Worth It

On August 18th we released our new video “Worthington – It’s Worth It”  I hope you have taken the time to watch the video and that you enjoy seeing some familiar faces.  This is our attempt to share “the story … Continue reading

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My 6 Expectations for ALL Staff

At our Worthington Schools convocation last week (8.18.2015) I was able to share my 6 expectations for all staff members in Worthington Schools.  They’re very simple, but I believe if we can get to the place where all 1,250 Worthington … Continue reading

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My Convocation Speech “It’s Worth It!”

This morning I have the opportunity to speak to all 1,250 employees of Worthington Schools.  Who would have ever thought that a kid like me would have the privilege and honor to speak to the educators in Worthington? Those were … Continue reading

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243 Days

It’s been 243 days since the Worthington Board of Education announced that I would be the next Superintendent of Worthington Schools (btw that’s a whole year on Venus!)  Today is the day! Please don’t contact me today.  I’ll be very … Continue reading

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