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GJPS Board Names New Superintendent

GJPS Board of Ed. selects Francis Robert Scruci as next Superintendent

The Board of Education of Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools is proud to announce that Francis R. Scruci will become the next Superintendent of Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools. The Board of Education voted to accept his contract at a special meeting on May 21, 2012.


He has served as the superintendent of the Wellington Exempted Village School District since 2008. Scruci has a master’s in educational administration from Ashland University, located in northern Ohio; a bachelor's in education from Slippery Rock University; as well as a bachelor's in business administration from Grove City College. The latter two are located in western Pennsylvania.

Scruci describes himself as a strong supportive leader who believes in collaboration and involving stakeholders to achieve the best results.

The Board of Education agreed to a three year contract which begins August 1, 2012, and ends June 30, 2015. The package includes a salary of $170,000.00; an annuity up to $20,000 is payable based on performance; and a onetime relocation expense of up to $10,000.

I am looking forward to working with the Board of Education, administration, staff, students, and community in continuing the fine tradition found in the Gahanna-Jefferson Schools. - Francis Robert Scruci



Mr. and Mrs. Scruci plan to move into the Gahanna-Jefferson district shortly.  "I am looking forward to working with the Board of Education, administration, staff, students, and community in continuing the fine tradition found in the Gahanna -Jefferson Schools," said Scruci. The first day of the 2012-2013 school year is August 22, 2012.

Related Links
  • 05.18.2012: ThisWEEK News: Wellington's Scruci chosen as G-J's next superintendent
  • 05.22.2012: Dispatch: Pay up, perks down for new Gahanna superintendent
  • 05.22.2012: The Elyria Chronicle-Telegram: Wellington superintendent takes new job
  • 01.24.2012 GJPS eNews: Supt. Mark E. White moving on at the end the school year

Updated: 11/30/2012

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