SOAR Network

Ohio superintendents leading the transformation and redesign of 21st century educational systems

SOAR has evolved into a network of Ohio districts collaborating to take collective action toward shaping 21st century learning experiences for every student.

Hear from our 2018-19 SOAR superintendents on why their involvement is a strategic priority, and how it supports their district's unifying vision.

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  • ©2017 Battelle for Kids




Visionary Leaders Network

Superintendents engage in both national and state peer-to-peer networking and thought leadership around transformational leadership for 21st century learning experiences for all students. Learn more.



21st Century Learning Design Network

Superintendents select a district team to deepen understanding of 21st century learning design and lead and support as influential ambassadors in your system’s transformation. Learn more.

Member Districts

SOAR Network districts in Ohio automatically become members of the national network, EdLeader21, with 200+ school districts across the country.
  • Anthony Wayne Local Schools
  • Bellaire Local Schools
  • Belpre City Schools
  • Berkshire Local Schools
  • Bexley City Schools
  • Canal Winchester Schools
  • Columbus City Schools
  • Coshocton City Schools 
  • Crestview Local School District
  • Fairfield Union Local School District
  • Franklin Local School District
  • Granville Exempted Village Schools
  • Lakewood City Schools
  • Liberty Union-Thurston Local Schools
  • Licking Heights Local School District
  • Maysville Local Schools
  • Mechanicsburg Exempted Village Schools
  • Milford Exempted Village Schools
  • North Union Local Schools
  • Northwest Local School District
  • Portsmouth City Schools
  • Reynoldsburg City Schools
  • Revere Local Schools
  • Switzerland of Ohio Local School District
  • Washington Court House City Schools
  • West Clermont School District
  • Westerville City Schools

Calling All Visionary Leaders!

Join with us as we build momentum and collectively lead the way in creating a new vision for our nation’s public schools.

We're expanding with a second cohort, and participation is limited. Become a member by July 12, 2019. Learn more about how your district can become a member of our networks, SOAR and EdLeader21. Contact us today.



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Special Event for SOAR Network!

Guest Speaker Dr. Pedro A. Noguera on Thursday, August 1 in Columbus

Distinguished Professor of Education at UCLA and Faculty Director for The Center for the Transformation of Schools.