Mt. Healthy City Schools Welcomes New Executive Director of Teaching and Learning

Mt. Healthy City Schools extends a warm welcome to Michelle Linnere as she moves into her role as the Executive Director of Teaching and Learning.  She will lead the department comprised of coordinators, administrators, and teachers as the district continues to focus on several important goals of the strategic plan, Education Destination. She has already begun her work in reviewing the strategic plan and making connections with the staff. “It’s all about building relationships with colleagues and the students.”
Mrs. Linnere grew up in the South attending school in Florida. She attained her Bachelor’s of Science in Elementary Education and then a Master’s in Administration from Florida Agricultural and Mechanical UniversityShe taught elementary grades 3-5 in Taylor County (Perry) beginning in 1999 and then joined the Florida Department of Education in 2004 as Elementary Math and Science Program Specialist and Environmental Science SpecialistWhile there that she found her niche in the Bureau of School Improvement by assisting schools through initiatives such as Assistance Plus, Florida’s Continuous Improvement Model, Differentiated Accountability and SREB High Schools that Work. She continued in Florida until 2009 whereas she moved to Cincinnati accepting a position with Cincinnati Public Schools as Curriculum Manager for Science, Health, and Physical Education.  Additionally, Mrs. Linnere was a Central Office Lead for Vision 2020 schools as she “collaborated with and advised building leaders on innovative designs and curriculum initiatives aligned with their Vision 2020 focus.” She has extensive experience in working with principals and coaching teachers and staff to assure that all students find success in their educational journey.  Mt. Healthy City Schools is pleased to have Mrs. Linnere in the Teaching and Learning Department where she will support the teams as we continue to shape the goals and values for the district as well as assist the teachers and staff to “inspire students for their own aspirations.”
Mrs. Linnere explained, “I want to ensure that the education we are providing prepares students for the world. We want to give them a toolbox for choices, teach them self-advocacy and community service as well as the empowerment skills to find purpose and passion in what they are meant to do.”