The New Philadelphia Board of Education voted to hire Mrs. Amy Wentworth as the Superintendent of New Philadelphia City Schools effective August 1, 2021 at a July 1, 2021 special meeting. Amy will be replacing current Superintendent Mr. Dave Brand who is leaving the district to fill the role of Superintendent of North Olmsted City Schools in North Olmsted, Ohio effective August 1, 2021.
Mrs. Wentworth has a strong educational background with over 25 years of teaching and administrative experience including 12 total years in the New Philadelphia district. She worked in New Philadelphia as a Gifted Intervention Specialist and Gifted Coordinator for four years (from 2007-2011), and has served the district as a Building Principal and Assistant Superintendent over the past eight years.
The Board of Education is pleased to hire Mrs. Wentworth as the next Superintendent of New Philadelphia City Schools. She brings a depth of educational experience and knowledge of the district that will add value to the students, staff, parents, and community of New Philadelphia. Her background, commitment, enthusiasm, and vision will serve the district and community well as we move forward. A focus on relationships, unity and student achievement are key components of her approach, and the Board is appreciative of her past contributions to New Philadelphia and supportive of her plans as the new Superintendent of the district.