Education Director

Rhonda R. Johnson
Director

Contact Department of Education
90 W. Broad Street, 1st Floor
Columbus, OH 43215
Office:  (614) 645-1688
Fax:  (614) 645-0821
Email: education@columbus.gov

Mission The Mission of the Education Department is to enable all Columbus Children to succeed in Columbus’ vibrant and growing economy and to develop into a highly-skilled, creative, entrepreneurial workforce that will propel economic growth in the 21st Century. The department will leverage the resources of the entire community to meet those goals.

The Department of Education is committed to a new community compact for educational excellence. The community vision is that every child is ready for the future with:
• Every Columbus child is kindergarten ready.
• Every child will attend a high-performing school.
• Every student will be given pathways to college and career.
• Every community member will embrace the well-being of all our children.

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