An Average Jo
Author: Dr. Marc Crail
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
Dr. Marc Crail enjoyed a thirty-five-year career as a teacher, principal, and school superintendent in northern Ohio. Marc graduated from the University of Akron Magna Cum Laude in 1974 and began teaching at Wayne Elementary in Wooster, Ohio. In 1990, he became superintendent of Richmond Heights Local Schools, just west of Cleveland in Cuyahoga County. In 1993, Marc moved on to head the Kent City Schools in Portage County, Ohio, where he stayed for over thirteen years.
Marc taught as part of the adjunct faculty for Kent State University and was a member of the Goodyear Educational Leadership Network. He also chaired the Portage County United Way Board and served on the Boy Scout Council Board.
In October of 2007, Marc retired from public education. He and his wife, Jayn, moved to Mount Dora, Florida, and they both joined the Animals, Science, and the Environment education team at Walt Disney’s Animal Kingdom where they have worked for over thirteen years. Marc has been an Interpretive Naturalist for ten years for the Lake County Florida Water Authority. He is currently serving his third term on the Mount Dora City Council in Florida.
Jayn and Marc have been married for forty-six years and have two sons, Jon and Dan, two amazing daughters-in-law, and two granddaughters.