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Optimistic Approach Creates Success in the Classroom

Daniel Kahneman, a Nobel Prize winning psychologist and economist said, “Optimists are normally cheerful and happy . . . they are resilient in adapting to failures and hardships” (Thinking, Fast and Slow, 2011). Today, more than ever, we need more optimists in education. We need these people to take on the myriad of challenges facing schools today. Read More

What Does Being Ready For Tomorrow Really Mean?

In his 2004 book Today Matters John Maxwell shares a story about the Tartar tribes of Central Asia. When the tribe spoke a curse against their enemy they didn’t wish for death or sickness, they stated “May you stay in one place forever.” Progress is essential for sustainable excellence; we must continually strive for improvement or we will face the consequences of inaction. Read More

My Name is John Marschhausen, Pleasure to Meet You!

As the next superintendent of Hilliard City Schools, I am eager to begin building strong relationships with the entire community. I know that Hilliard City Schools cares about the students, staff and community and our job is to make sure you are aware of the myriad of changes taking place within the world of education. It is important to me that you understand our decision-making processes, are informed about the opportunities we are providing and the value we provide by making tough choices that prepare students for tomorrow. Read More

Longtime Hilliard Schools Superintendent to Retire

McVey Described as an Exceptional Visionary Leader

After 35 years in education including 15 years with Hilliard City Schools, Superintendent Dale A. McVey will retire effective June 30, 2013. McVey is described as a tireless advocate for students and public education as well as credited for leading Hilliard City Schools to its highest ever academic standing. Read More