CH-UH Welcomes Johnetta Wiley as New Cleveland Heights High School Administrative Principal

July 10, 2012
Cleveland Heights, OH

The Cleveland Heights-University Heights City School District has announced that Dr. Johnetta Wiley will begin her new role as Cleveland Heights High School Administrative Principal in July 2012. 

“Dr. Wiley is a proven leader with a commitment to academic accountability,” Superintendent Doug Heuer said. “She has an impressive track record of inspiring students, collaborating effectively with colleagues, and helping those around her perform at their best. We’re thrilled that she’s agreed to be a part of the Heights team.”

Prior to joining the CH-UH School District, Dr. Wiley served for 10 years as the Principal at South High School within the City of Columbus School District. She also works to develop a new teacher evaluation system as part of the Race to the Top Teacher Evaluation Committee. Additionally, she served as the Assistant Principal at South High School Urban Academy for four years and a science teacher at South High School for 10 years.

Dr. Wiley earned her Doctorate of Education with a focus on Educational Leadership from Nova Southeastern University in North Miami Beach, Florida; her Principal Certification with a focus in Educational Administration from the University of Dayton; and her Masters of Education from Ashland University. 

Dr. Wiley is the recipient of numerous awards: the District Parent Teacher Association in Columbus recognized her as the 2012 Educator of the Year, and the State of Mississippi presented her with a humanitarian award in 2011. Under her leadership, South High School was one of 8 Columbus schools that received the “Bronze” award from US News in 2010. 

“Parents and students have been meeting with Dr. Wiley in recent weeks and welcoming her with open arms,” Heuer said. “We’re thrilled to have her working with our students and Heights High staff.”