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Office of the Superintendent

Contact Information


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Tracey R. Deagle, Ph.D

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Mari Arledge
Administrative Assistant to the Superintendent

Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools
Central Office

160 South Hamilton Road
Gahanna, Ohio 43230

Phone: (614) 471-7065
Fax:  (614) 413-3921


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Jill Elliott
Assistant Superintendent

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Diane Caulkins
Administrative Assistant to the Assistant Superintendent

Phone: (614) 479-1309

About the Office of the Superintendent

The Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools Superintendent works to outline the strategic vision for the District and leads the team to execute those goals. The superintendent supports the academics and operations teams and works directly with the Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools Board of Education to advance the District.

Additionally, the superintendent collaborates and partners with area municipalities, agencies and townships to strengthen the GJPS community as a whole.

Assistant Superintendent

The Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools Assistant Superintendent manages the day-to-day operations and oversees the Academics, Special Education and Human Resources departments. The assistant superintendent assists in providing leadership to the District that will provide the best possible student experience.

About Tracey R. Deagle, Ph.D

Dr. Tracey Deagle is entering her second year as the Superintendent of Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools. She has served Pk-12 students and staff for more than 20 years with previous experience in Van Wert City Schools, Hilliard City Schools and most recently in Dublin City Schools. She has also taught graduate-level courses in educational leadership at the University of Dayton, Miami University and Mercer University for over ten years. Previously, Dr. Deagle was an at-large member of the State Board of Education.

Information from the Office of the Superintendent