Superintendent of Public Instruction, Ohio Department of Instruction
Dr. Ross was selected by the State Board of Education as State Superintendent of Public Instruction in March 2013. He had been leading Governor John Kasich’s Office of 21st Century Education where he successfully moved several education initiatives through the legislative process. These include the Cleveland Transformation Plan, the Third Grade Reading Guarantee, revisions to the Teacher and Principal Evaluation Systems, and the A-F Local Report Card. He also played a key role in the development of the State Education Budget and the School Funding Model.