Veteran Educator to Lead Provost Academy Ohio

Jul 30, 2013, 16:27 ET from Provost Academy Ohio

COLUMBUS, Ohio, July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Provost Academy Ohio, the state's new fully online school for students in grades 6 through 12, has announced the appointment of Mr. Naim Sanders as Executive Director of Provost Academy Ohio.

"Naim Sanders brings an incredible depth of experience to his new position with Provost Academy," said James P. Trakas, chair of the Provost Academy Board. "His track record of stepping up to the challenge and playing a key role in developing some of Ohio's most successful Community schools makes him uniquely qualified to give Provost solid, innovative leadership as we work to provide an outstanding new school choice for students and parents in Ohio."

A former Columbus public school teacher and Adjunct Professor of Education at Notre Dame College in South Euclid, Ohio, Mr. Sanders spent seven years as a teacher and administrator in Columbus area community schools, founding one successful community school and serving as Principal of another before joining the Ohio Department of Education as a consultant.

"I am really excited about the opportunity to help provide a cutting edge education to the students of Ohio. I'm all about excellence, cutting edge thinking, and positive change in the world of education. I've devoted my whole professional life to it," Sanders said.

Mr. Sanders holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Butler University and a Master of Science degree in Educational Leadership from the University Of Dayton. He is a resident of Reynoldsburg, Ohio.

Provost Academy Ohio is a new online public middle school and high school.  The school has been approved by the Ohio Department of Education, and is now enrolling students for the fall.

In contrast to other online learning programs, Provost Academy Ohio offers a robust, state-of-the-art curriculum with a strong base in math, science and technology, designed to be engaging, fun and targeted to multiple learning styles.

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