Later this week Deer Park Community School District and Mayerson Academy will present Transforming School Cultures for Student Success: A Strength-based Approach at the Educators Connect for Success Conference at The Ohio State University. Hosted by Battelle for Kids and Buckeye Association for School Administrators, this year’s program focuses on empowering students and educators to embrace hope, purpose and joy in our schools.

Presenters will include Jay Phillips, Jason Spelic, Michele Ellis, Melissa McNutt , and Dave Bergan, from Deer Park Community School District and Lynn Ochs, Senior Program Director for Mayerson Academy. The session will explore the how Deer Park is transforming its culture and establishing a positive learning environment using a blended learning format to help students discover and build upon their own unique strengths.