Superintendent Stan Jefferson and Executive Assistant Cathy Troyer review the district’s preparations for hosting the Ohio Mid-Sized Urban District Leadership Collaborative on Feb. 11.
administrators and teachers from six other public school districts will visit
Mansfield City Schools buildings next week during a daylong discussion of ideas
and practices to best serve all students.
will host the Ohio Mid-Sized Urban Districts Leadership Collaborative at the
Mid-Ohio Education Service Center, 890 W. Fourth St. Districts scheduled to
participate in the 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. program include Alliance, Lima, Maple
Heights, Richmond Heights, Sandusky and Warrensville Heights.
Mansfield community leaders will participate in a noon panel discussion.
“These districts are very much like us,” Superintendent Stan Jefferson said. “We face the same challenges as we serve very similar student populations. Our meeting on Tuesday will focus on what works and what doesn’t. What are we doing well? What can we do better? Our core mission is to advance continuous improvement.”
At 8:30 a.m.
Stephen Rizzo, chief academic officer, will provide an overview of Mansfield
City Schools. At 9 a.m. teams of visitors, led by MCS representatives, will
visit each school to assess classroom practices.
will return to Mid-Ohio to begin compiling their reports during an 11:30 a.m.
At noon a
panel, moderated by Jay Allred, president of Richland Source, will discuss how
school districts can work with community partners to provide maximum
opportunities for all students.
Jefferson on the panel will be:
-- Dr. Eugene
Sanders, Superintendent, Sandusky City Schools
-- Mayor Tim Theaker
-- Dr. Norman
Jones, Dean and Director, Mansfield Campus, Ohio State University
-- Dr. Dorey
Diab, President and CEO, North Central State College
West-Torrence, founder and director, North End Community Improvement
Groves, President, Richland County Foundation
Branham, Associate Director, Richland County Mental Health
At 1 p.m. the teams will report about their school visits.
Jefferson and Dr. Sanders will close the program.