Superintendent Jodie Hausmann bio

jodiepicMrs. Jodie Hausmann was named Superintendent of The Perkins Local School District in 2015. Mrs. Hausmann brought a forward-thinking approach to her position and believes engaging and collaborating with the local community in areas critical to the District’s continued success.

After her extensive “Listening and Learning” tour, she identified celebrations and areas of the growth. Mrs. Hausmann used what she heard to help facilitate the development of The Perkins Promise Plan that includes five strategic goals for the district.

Consequently, with the help and strong support of the community, the district passed its first new-money levy in 17 years.

Mrs. Hausmann continues to actively engage the Perkins community and listen to stakeholders while driving student educational achievement. Under her leadership, Perkins improved all failing Value Added scores to straight A’s and earned The ODE Momentum Award for two consecutive years. She increased access to AP courses for underrepresented children, built pre-K-8 Career Connections pathways and piloted an innovative early literacy model that increased third grade reading year scores this fall by 12%.

Prior to becoming the Superintendent of The Perkins Local School District, Mrs. Hausmann served as the Director of Teaching and Learning at The Parma City Schools. She lead the Response to Intervention framework, supported teacher-based-teams, designed a common language of instruction and collaboratively created an elementary STEM school with teacher leaders committed to problem-based learning.

Mrs. Hausmann was also principal for four years, during which time she led steady and sustained growth to meet ODE designation of “Excellent with Distinction” in three years; embedded Professional Learning Communities for educators to interpret data and teach collaboratively; and led inclusive teaching models to improve results.

Mrs. Hausmann is actively involved in the Perkins community through the Friends of Perkins Township, Sandusky Rotary, Chamber of Commerce, and the Sandusky College Women’s Club. She is on the Steering Committee of the Ohio Superintendent Leadership Foundation. Mrs. Hausmann is anadjunct instructor at Cleveland State University for a Leading School Reform Course, and is a member of the College Board AP Superintendent Advisory Council and BASA.

Mrs. Hausmann attributes her love for learning and reading to her grandmother, Lilly, and she and her husband Mike are proud parents of two adult daughters and live in Perkins Township.