Mrs. Brandi Wade joined the Licking Heights Local Schools District in 1999 as a kindergarten teacher, but has served in a variety of roles, including teaching in first and second grades. Additionally, for five years Mrs. Wade served as both assistant principal and principal at Licking Heights West. After being asked to work with teachers to improve literacy through out the district, Mrs. Wade accepted the position of the district's literacy coach. Most recently, Mrs. Wade was the Assistant Principal of Licking Heights Central. Her passion has always been in early childhood education and she is excited to be on the administrative team at Licking Heights North and Central Preschool.
Mrs. Wade received her Bachelor's Degree in Early and Middle Childhood Education at The Ohio State University, followed by two Master's Degrees, the first in Curriculum and Instruction from The University of Scranton and the second from Concordia University in Educational Leadership. Mrs. Wade holds licenses for Elementary Teacher K-8th, Principal PK-6. She has been a past recipient of the Dow Excellence in Education Award and has been and is currently a featured master teacher in the college textbook An Introduction to Education: Choosing Your Teaching Path that is utilized in colleges and universities across the United States for pre-service teachers.