Dr. Born

Dr. Clinton Born

Professor of Education

(740) 284-5328


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  • Bachelor of Science – Comprehensive Social Studies Education (The Ohio State University)
  • Master of Education – Guidance and Administration (Xavier University)
  • Doctor of Philosophy – Educational Administration (Ohio University – Athens, Ohio)

Professional Experience

  • Superintendent of Schools, Director of Federal Programs – East Guernsey Local School District (Old Washington, Ohio)
  • Academic Supervisor-Assistant Principal, Academic Director-High School Principal – Central Ohio Joint Vocational School District (Plain City, Ohio)
  • Guidance Counselor – Plain Local School District (New Albany, Ohio)
  • Social Studies Teacher – Northmor Local School District (Galion, Ohio)

Graduate Education Teaching

  • Developed and implemented an online course entitled School Improvement Planning.
  • Taught a diversity of courses.
  • Supervised students in administrative clinical experiences.
  • Advised students toward completion of their degrees and licenses.
  • Supervised six principals through Ohio’s Entry Year Principal Program as a Mentor.
  • Chaired University’s Instructional Technology Committee.
  • Presented numerous workshops to area administrators and staffs.
  • Successfully negotiated and administered certified and classified Master Agreements.
  • Passed a 10.9 mill emergency operating levy with a 65% passage rate.
  • Led the district out of the state loan fund.
  • Orchestrated curriculum reform and school improvement efforts with input from community, Board of Education, staff, and the administrative team.
  • Improved student scores on state tests.
  • Established and guided district strategic and continuous improvement planning efforts.
  • Initiated and directed $1 million facility renovation projects using state funds.
  • Overhauled district maintenance/custodial departments.
  • Formulated and maintained highly regarded public relations program.
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