Roslyn M. Valentine
Roslyn M. Valentine is a career educator with more than 35 years of experience at the elementary, middle, and high school level as a classroom teacher and an administrator. Her diverse educational experiences include literacy instructor, college test preparatory instructor, Director of Middle and High School Reading, high school principal and athletic director. During her tenure as the high school principal, Oberlin High School was recognized as a School of Excellence in Ohio. Currently, Roslyn is working as a Technical Assistance Coach for EdWorks Fast Track, an educational pathway, where students have a four-year planned curriculum that accelerates them through a rigorous high school course of study and up to 60 hours of college credit before graduation. Roslyn was the founding principal for one of Ohio’s nine Early College High Schools.
During her long time residence in Lorain County Ohio, Roslyn was recognized for her community and educational work. Roslyn received the Distinguished Woman of the Year Award by two local organizations and the Compassionate Woman of the year. She is also a recipient of the Martha Holden Jennings Scholar award. Roslyn’s educational priorities echo EdWorks that motivating students to pursue higher education beyond high school by guiding and supporting students throughout their blended high school and college experiences is the work necessary to open collegial opportunities to an underserved population.