Public invited to meet Westlake superintendent finalists

The Westlake Board of Education has narrowed down two finalists for the superintendent position from a slate of eight professionals.

Scott Goggin, superintendent of Midview Local Schools, and Roxann Ramsey-Caserio, assistant superintendent of Lakewood City Schools, are Westlake’s two superintendent finalist candidates.

The Board of Education invites the public to two “Meet the Finalist” nights on Wednesday, Feb. 17, and Friday, Feb. 19, at 4:30 p.m. at Parkside, 24525 Hilliard Blvd. Ramsey-Caserio will present on Feb. 17, and Goggin will present on Feb. 19. After meeting with the community, both candidates will have a final interview with the Board of Education, which anticipates hiring a new superintendent before the end of February.

Goggin has led the Midview Local Schools for the past two years. Prior to being named superintendent he was the district’s Director of Education. He earned an undergraduate degree in special education and teaching from Bowling Green State University and a graduate degree in rehabilitation counseling from Kent State University. He earned another graduate degree in education administration from Ashland University.

Ramsey-Caserio has served as assistant superintendent for Lakewood City Schools since 2014. She also served as interim superintendent at Lakewood for a period of time during the 2014-2015 school year. Ramsey-Caserio has been with the district since 2009, when she held the title of Coordinator of Teaching and Learning. She also served as principal of Grant Elementary School and Director of Teaching and Learning. She earned an undergraduate degree in English and secondary education, and a graduate degree in education administration and supervision from John Carroll University.

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