Dr. Robert Hunt was hired as superintendent of Chagrin Falls Schools in June 2012 after serving one year as superintendent in Streetsboro City Schools. Previously, Dr. Hunt served Chagrin Falls Schools in a variety of roles including high school assistant principal, high school principal and assistant superintendent. Hunt began his career as a middle school English teacher and eventually assistant principal and athletic director at Kenston Schools. Dr. Hunt has also served as an adjunct professor for Ursuline College and Notre Dame College, teaching graduate courses in educational administration, evaluation/supervision, school law and finance.
Dr. Hunt has a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Kent State University and a master’s degree in education administration from Ursuline College. He obtained his Ph.D. from Kent State University in k-12 educational leadership.
Past AASA Ohio Superintendent of the Year Winners:
2020 Ohio Superintendent of the Year: Mark Murphy
2019 Ohio Superintendent of the Year: Kevin Miller
About the Superintendent of the Year:
As a sponsor of the superintendent of the Year program, First Student wants to recognize these leaders in a special way this year, because of the Covid-19 pandemic and the disruption that has affected all education systems but also the innovative approaches that the superintendents and school districts addressed through radio, television, zoom and take-home packages. These superintendents are the very best in public education and are needed more than ever during this crisis.
About the Award:
The superintendent of the Year program, sponsored by First Student and AASA, The School superintendents Association, pays tribute to the talent and vision of the men and women who lead the nation’s public schools.
State level winners are selected on the following criteria:
- Leadership for Learning
- Community Involvement