resources director Mark Wilcheck addresses new Mansfield City Schools employees
in the Senior High library.
new employees of Mansfield City Schools began learning their way around the
district Wednesday during the first of two orientation days.
Wilcheck, director of human resources, moderated the opening session in the
Mansfield Senior High library, where new teachers and support staff were
welcomed by Superintendent Stan Jefferson and other central office
president of the board of education, and board member Sheryl Weber, a retired
district teacher and administrator, also greeted the new hires.
“We have turned the corner on state testing,” said Stephen Rizzo, chief academic officer. “We need you to help us keep that momentum.”
heard from technology director Fayette Adams before boarding a bus for a tour
of the district.
“You’re going to take a ride on the big yellow limousine,” Wilcheck said with a smile. “I want you all to know where our schools are. I don’t anyone to say later, ‘I don’t know where Prospect Elementary is’ or ‘I didn’t know there was a Malabar Intermediate School.’”
The bus tour
ended downtown at the carrousel where those who wanted were treated to a ride. After lunch
on their own new employees returned to the Senior High library for an afternoon
session during which treasurer Robert Kuehnle and his staff explained payroll
the group will meet from 7:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Mid-Ohio Educational
Service Center, 890 W. Fourth St. Among
the sessions will be a presentation by Brad Strong, president of the Mansfield
School Employees Association.
the human resources department will have an orientation session for substitute
teachers from 8 to 9:30 at the Raemelton administration building. A second
orientation session, this one for substitute support staff, is set for 10 to
11:30 a.m. at Raemelton.