Mr. David Moore is a native of Newark, Ohio and has been a resident of Licking County the majority of his life. He comes to Licking Heights with more than 20 years of classroom experience. He has taught in Newark City Schools, Beaufort County Schools, and Licking Valley Local Schools. In 2010, he became the Dean of Students and later held the positions of Athletic Director and Assistant Principal at Mount Gilead High School.
Mr. Moore’s mission is to inspire students to achieve personal excellence and be self-directed, lifelong learners. Mr. Moore works diligently to accomplish this every day through strong personal relationships and a commitment to help every student find their path. He works collaboratively to honor the traditions and enrich the experiences for everyone at Licking Heights High School.
Assistant Principal Michael Shipton [email protected]
Mr. Michael Shipton attended Youngstown State University and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in early and middle childhood education. He completed his graduate degree through the University of Dayton in educational leadership in 2005. Mr. Shipton holds licensures as a Principal for PK-12 grade and as an elementary teacher 1-8 grade.
Mr. Shipton joined the district's administrative team in 2014, serving at West Elementary. Prior to coming to Licking Heights, Mr. Shipton was an assistant principal in the Reynoldsburg City School District, where his school was awarded two distinguished designations from the Ohio Department of Education, a “School of Promise” and a “High Achieving School of Honor.” He has taught elementary and middle school for Reynoldsburg City Schools and Columbus City Schools. Mr. Shipton has over 20 years of experience in the public school setting as an educator and administrator.
Dr. Micah Tomlin grew up in the central Ohio area and went to The University of Akron and received a Bachelor of Arts degree in secondary education. She moved back to central Ohio and began teaching in Lancaster and Newark while working on her masters degree in education administration from The Ohio State University.
After relocating to the Dallas, Texas area, Dr. Tomlin held various positions within schools including reading specialist, instructional coach, testing coordinator, and an elementary and high school administrator.
Dr.Tomlin relocated back to central Ohio to be closer to family and served as an assistant principal and middle school principal in Reynoldsburg. Dr. Tomlin graduated from Northeastern University in April 2022 with a Doctor of Education degree. Her studies focused on teacher collaboration and maximizing student achievement.
Dr. Tomlin is very excited to serve the community of Licking Heights and is looking forward to building relationships with students and families.