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Central Local Superintendent Search

The Central Local Board of Education is seeking qualified applicants for the position of Superintendent.  The district desires an educational leader with a commitment to excellence for all students.  The Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center is assisting the Board in its search.

DISTRICT:                       Central Local School District, Sherwood, Ohio
POSITION:                      Superintendent
DEADLINE:                      March 30, 2018
SALARY:                         Competitive Salary Commensurate with Education and Experience
PREFERRED START:         August 1, 2018



  • Completed and signed application form
  • A letter of interest outlining qualifications and reason for applying
  • Current resume
  • Three (3) Letters of Reference
  • Copy of current Ohio Superintendent Certificate/License or evidence that one is obtainable
  • Copies of three (3) most recent evaluations


            SEND OR EMAIL                    Kerri Gearhart, Superintendent

MATERIALS TO:                    Northwest Ohio Educational Service Center

                                           205 Nolan Parkway, Archbold OH 43502



The Community and its Schools:

The Central Local School District is a high performing rural school district determined to build on the tradition of excellence together through exceptional academic opportunities, staff, and facilities. The district has three schools located on one campus: Fairview High School, Fairview Middle School, and Fairview Elementary School. The district is located in Defiance County in NW Ohio, eight miles south of Bryan and approximately 12 miles west of Defiance. The district believes in the following:

  • Students are the focus.
  • The Board and Administration will work as a team with honesty and integrity.
  • The district will employ staff that is both dedicated and an inspiration to our students.
  • High expectations are prerequisite to high achievement.
  • Success of the Central Local District as a whole is the ultimate reflection of the community served.
  • The expectation is that the district is a customer relations organization and responsive to all stakeholders.
  • The district will operate efficiently and effectively to remain accountable to taxpayers.
  • Even as a successful organization, the Central Local District believes there is always room for improvement.
  • The Board of Education will establish and continually monitor goals and strategies.



Central Local Schools, in partnership with the community, will provide an appropriate environment for each student to realize his/her fullest potential as a life-long learner in a global society.


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Please direct questions related to the application process to:

Kerri Gearhart, NwOESC Superintendent

567-444-4795 (phone) (email)

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