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GJPS Central Office Information

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Gahanna-Jefferson Public Schools
Central Office

630 Morrison Road
Suite 200
Gahanna, OH 43230

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

Hours of Operation:
June 3, 2024-July 26, 2024

7 a.m.-4 p.m.

7:30-11 a.m.

If you have a GJPS District question or concern, please email us. The appropriate department will reach out to you shortly.

If your question involves your school, please contact your building principal.

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GJPS District Directory Information

Office of the Superintendent

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Office of the Treasurer/CFO

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Board of Education

Name Title Phone
Kara Coates Member 614-269-4208
Megan Dimmerling Member  
Sue Horn Member 614-269-4620
Dion Manley Member 614-269-1945
Daphne Moehring Member 614-479-1301


Central Office Administrators

Name Title Phone
Marvella Allen Mental Health and Well-Being Coordinator 614-479-1322
Jason Bates Curriculum Coordinator K-12 Science 614-269-4703
Matt Blackwell Director of Technology 614-479-1510
Colleen Boyle Curriculum Coordinator K-12 English Learners | Gifted Programing, Acceleration | Early Entrance | World Languages | Chinese Enrichment 614-643-8275
Corinne Fields Coordinator of Special Education 614-416-6500
Melissa Grimmett Coordinator of Special Education (Preschool) 614-413-5593
Dwayne Hawk Operations Coordinator  
Cliff Hetzel Chief Operating Officer 614-643-8084
Tia Holliman Director of Curriculum 614-269-4795
Michael Hunt Curriculum Coordinator K-12 Social Studies 614-269-4867
Jen Korn

Curriculum Coordinator K-12 Related Arts
Student Services: Welcome Center | Attendance | Homeless | Foster Care | Summer School | Safety Plans | Nursing | Grant Writing

Kevin Klingler Chief Operating Officer 614-643-8084
Adam Kunkle Coordinator of Human Resources 614-643-8238
Cliff Mason Coordinator of Special Education 614-545-9270
Shea Reed Director of Human Resources 614-416-6503
Erin Schmidt Curriculum Coordinator K-12 English Language Arts 614-416-6508
Megan Schweller Coordinator of Food Services 614-478-5535
Mary Smith Education Management Information System (EMIS) Coordinator 614-416-6509
Erick Starkey Public Information Coordinator 614-643-8256
Sharon Suriano Curriculum Coordinator K-12 Math 614-269-1951
Krista Parkey Transportation Supervisor 614-751-7581
Tricia Twigg and Dianna Bessignano Coordinators of Community Relations 614-416-0298
Sue Wieging Director of Special Education 614-337-3777


GJPS Schools & Principals

Building Principal


Lincoln High School
140 South Hamilton Road
Gahanna, OH 43230

Jessica Williams

Main Office: 614-478-5500

Athletic Office: 614-478-5518

Attendance Office: 614-478-5515

Guidance Office: 614-478-5508

Middle School East
730 Clotts Road
Gahanna, OH 43230

Brad Barboza 614-478-5550

Middle School South
349 Shady Spring Drive
Gahanna, OH 43230

Robin Murdock 614-337-3730

Middle School West
350 Stygler Road
Gahanna, OH 43230

Kiev Lamarr 614-478-5570

Blacklick Elementary
6540 Havens Corners Road
Blacklick, OH 43004

Kristen Groves 614-759-5100

Chapelfield Elementary
280 Chapelfield Road
Gahanna, OH 43230

Nicole Miller 614-478-5575

Goshen Lane Elementary
370 Goshen Lane
Gahanna, OH 43230

Daniel Graves 614-478-5580

High Point Elementary
700 Venetian Way
Gahanna, OH 43230

Jill Beaver 614-478-5545

Jefferson Elementary
136 Carpenter Road
Gahanna, OH 43230

Scott Schmidt 614-478-5560

Lincoln Elementary
261 Helmbright Drive
Gahanna, OH 43230

Claire Giardino 614-478-5555

Royal Manor Elementary
299 Empire Drive
Gahanna, OH 43230

Allisa Lopez 614-478-5585
GJPS Preschool Program
380 Granville Street
Gahanna, Ohio 43230
Missy Grimmett 614-269-4780