Author Archive for John Marschhausen

Doing Business Better

As we start the new school year our passion for growth, our commitment to excellence, is on display. Too often we hear about new programs, compare ourselves to successful programs in other places, or simply talk about the changes we’d…

Our Carousel of Progress

  He was a master storyteller, and I was suddenly a superintendent turned student – captured by my vacationing 16-year-old while captivated by a video of Walt Disney giving insight into his Carousel of Progress – a show he shaped.…

Embrace Diversity with Civility

The Hilliard City School District is a diverse learning community – we embrace our diversity and strive to create an accepting and welcoming culture. Our diversity includes cultural and racial diversity with students from more than 40 countries speaking more…

Dare to Dream of Change

We must recognize differences as we assess students – there is no single test to measure every student’s mastery. How we provide instruction, inspire creativity, embrace diversity and empower greatness must be personalized . . . education can’t take place…

Education is in Our DNA

Summer has a special place in our society. From Alice Cooper’s Schools out for Summer to The Summer of ’69 with Bryan Adams there is a certain magic about the warm, long sun filled days of summer. Without a doubt summer…

The Dream Makers Among Us

Give me your tired, your poor, Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free. As Lady Liberty greeted thousands of dreamers to the new world, to freedom, and to the land of unending opportunities it was clear that everyone was welcome.…