Project Description

CarterBaldwin Executive Search, together with the Worthington Christian School Board of Directors, announce the appointment of Dr. Michael “Mike” Hayes as the next Head of School for the Columbus, OH-area, college-preparatory school, beginning July 2022.

Hayes is currently the Vice President for Student Development at Lee University in Cleveland, TN where he has served in several significant roles since 1995. His early career at Lee includes positions as Counselor, Coordinator of Academic Assessment, and Director of Student Development. He became a member of the President’s Cabinet in 2006 as an Assistant Vice President and was promoted to his current role as Vice President for Student Development in 2010.

In his current post, Hayes oversees campus ministries, counseling, health clinic, new student orientation, racial and ethnic relations, and residential life and housing, among many other functions. He has also spent consistent time in the classroom and has taught many undergraduate and graduate courses in personal and team leadership, psychology, and educational practices. His work with younger students includes his oversight of an esteemed summer honors program for high school students that has grown substantially under his leadership.

An Ohio native, Mike earned his EdD in Educational Administration and Policy Studies and MEd in Counseling from the University of Tennessee, and a BA in Psychology from Lee College.

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About Worthington Christian School
Located in the Columbus suburb of Worthington, OH, Worthington Christian School is central Ohio’s leader in Christian education offering a rigorous, college-preparatory kindergarten to 12-grade academic program. Worthington Christian pursues excellence in teaching and learning out of love for God and the world He has made. Its students develop a curiosity about creation, cultivate a love for truth, beauty, and great ideas, and exhibit wisdom that reveals God’s kingdom.