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A Message from Dr. Joe Clark, Superintendent

I can't believe another school year is coming to a close. This is the time of the year when we have many different programs highlighting the achievements of students and rewarding their efforts. As we wind down another year, I am constantly grateful for the opportunity to serve in the best school district in Ohio!

There are plenty of school events for you to partake in this spring. I hope to see you at some of them! 
If you have any questions or concerns, feel free to call me directly at 330-908-6202. Go Knights!

Dr. Joe Clark


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What Does a Superintendent Do?

It's been said of a school district's organizational structure that if the school board decides it wants to make a pie, the superintendent decides what type of pie to make, and the staff does the actual baking.  Ultimately, a superintendent is responsible for the day-to-day operations of all of the personnel and facilities in a school district.  

The duties of a superintendent can be categorized under five different areas: 

1. Vision, Continuous Improvement, and Focus of District Work
2. Communication and Collaboration
3. Policies and Governance
4. Instruction
5. Resources

The Department of Education and the State Board of Education have adopted specific roles and responsibilities for superintendents in Ohio. You can find those standards by clicking HERE.
Service History of Nordonia Hills City School District Superintendents

1965-1966      Ralph Gillman

1966-1976      William J. Boliantz

1976-1981      William P. Deighan, Ph.D.

1981-1984      Guy M. Sconzo, Ph.D.

1984-1993      Russell D. Hass

1993-1999      Paul E. Pendleton

1999-2001      Stephen Franko

2001-2003      William C. Zwick

2003-2011      Wayne J. Blankenship

2011-present   Joseph P. Clark, Ph.D.

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