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FHSD assistant superintendent earns international leadership award

Greg Sears, Assistant Superintendent of Teaching and Learning at Forest Hills, has received an international leadership award for his work at FHSD.

The “Multiplier of the Year"award, organized by Wiseman Group, recognizes leaders worldwide who successfully amplify the capabilities of those around them. According to the Wiseman Group, “when these leaders walk into a room, light bulbs go on; ideas flow and problems get solved.” Sears is specifically recognized for his ability to create a positive environment that encourages and elevates people’s best thinking.

Since joining Forest Hills School District in 2018, Sears has played a key role in the development and implementation of the district’s empowered, personalized, innovative, and collaborative (EPIC) teaching and learning culture. He has also worked to revitalize professional development to best engage and support more than 500 teachers.

“I am humbled and appreciative of the recognition,” said Sears.  “I am fortunate to be a part of a high-functioning teaching and learning team that works tirelessly to support amazing students and teachers. I truly believe in creating the conditions that empower others to lead. The future is bright in Forest Hills as we continue to build our EPIC culture of teaching and learning!”

“Greg has created an environment where we, collectively, are invested in the development of our map and taking the journey together,” said Kimberly Pence, Associate Director of Middle School Teaching and Learning. “People are willing to innovate and create new opportunities, all with students being at the center of our work.”

Sears has more than twenty years of experience in education. After earning his bachelor’s degree from Miami University, Sears received his master’s in educational administration from the University of Cincinnati. He is currently enrolled in Xavier University’s leadership studies doctoral program.