Joelle M. Magyar is a distinguished educational leader in the State of Ohio. She most recently served as Superintendent of the Brecksville-Broadview Heights City Schools for the past seven years, where she attained a number of important accomplishments, including guiding the BBHCSD to a #7 ranking in the entire state of more than 600 schools. Maygar has also led the district to successfully pass two issues requesting over $44 million to construct one of the most state-of-the-art K-5 educational facilities in Northeast Ohio.
Superintendent Magyar has a reputation for reshaping the role of successful and effective superintendent communications which has resulted in her winning the 2020 Bob Grossman Leadership in Communication Award winner, the highest communications honor for an educational leader in the entire country, by the National School Public Relations Association and also the 2019 Crain’s Cleveland Business’ Women in School Leadership Award Winner. In addition, Joelle has won the Barney Dunnan Award on multiple occasions, which is a special honor that recognizes the superintendent and the school district that has the highest overall Value Added Gain Index in the State of Ohio, and is presented by your organization, the Buckeye Association of School Administrators.
Maygar has served as a keynote speaker on several occasions at several statewide conferences, particularly on the subjects of Technology and Mental Health. She has been selected by her peers at the Buckeye Association of School Administrators (B.A.S.A.) to represent school districts across the state to testify before the Ohio General Assembly on various topics impacting students. Even more, B.A.S.A. selected Superintendent Magyar to be one of their representatives on a two-day leadership conference that took place in Davos, Switzerland, during the summer of 2019, to explore how to improve and enhance communications channels among stakeholders in a global society.