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School Superintendent Dr. Richard A. Ross discussed K-12 and higher education items within the Midbiennial Budget Review and how the two state agencies are collaborating to enhance secondary and post-secondary education for Ohio’s students.

The passion Dr. Richard A. Ross has for improving education for all children is rooted in his own childhood experience in northwest Ohio when a teacher inspired him to pursue a college degree. Dr. Ross has carried this memory throughout his career as a teacher, principal and superintendent. In any education situation, Dr. Ross searches out educators who possess the gift to improve learning and provide inspiration. Formerly the superintendent for three local school districts (including Ottawa-Glandorf and Bryan), Richard believes in a child-first improvement approach by increasing efficiency and performance. Dr. Ross earned his degrees at the Ohio State University and Bowling Green State University in addition to serving as an instructor at BGSU and Ohio University.

The lecture was part of a Toledo Rotary Club meeting that was held at Park Inn.