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School board members interpret state law related to the school district, establish policies that will help the local schools and the students attending and are the overseers of the school district budget. The board hires and fires administrators and teachers and support personnel. School boards should develop long-term plans, set high instructional standards and establish assessments that review the quality of the district’s programs, faculty, staff and students. Board members must live within the district.
  • Brian K. Boykin Assistant Director Portage County Job & Family Services

  • Marlene R. Dorsey Dean, College of Continuing Studies and Associate Professor, Educational Administration, Kent State University (Retired)

  • Ryan Ferrara

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Biographical Information

Age 55
Education BA Kent State
Training & Experience I have served on the Kent Board of Ed the past 24 yrs.
Education B.A.--Romance Languages (French, Spanish, and Secondary Education); M.A.--French; Ph.D.--Educational Administration
Training & Experience I have more than 40 years of experience as an educator, including teaching and administration. I have served on the Kent City Board of Education for the past eight years. logo


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