Patrick Dubbs     Superintendent of Schools

  659 Dayton Road
Waynesville, OH 45068
Phone:   513.897.6971
Jan Dworetsky
    Assistant to the Superintendent

  659 Dayton Road
Waynesville, OH 45068
Phone:   513.897.6971

Professional Biography

Patrick Dubbs is an experienced public school leader and advocate (34 years) driven by high expectations. Patrick believes developing the whole child is our primary focus; “producing confident individuals with strong communication abilities and adaptive skills needed to be future ready in the career pursuit of their choice.” Patrick is currently in his 11th year as Superintendent of Wayne Local Schools. Over the past decade, Waynesville Schools has been recognized as an exemplary high performance school district:

  • One of only 28 Ohio school districts to receive an overall "A" letter grade in 2018
  • U. S. Department of Education – Washington D. C.: “National Blue Ribbon School”

  • AP College Board – Expanded commitment to advanced placement courses: Named on the 8th Annual AP District Honor Roll in United States and Canada

  • Southern Regional Educational Board – Atlanta, Georgia: “Pace setting, high achievement schools”

  • Ohio Department of Education – Columbus, Ohio: “Early Childhood Excellence,” “5 Star Preschool” and “Purple Star” recipient

  • High Schools That Work Southwest Ohio – Cincinnati, Ohio: “High performance and innovative district”

  • Dayton Business Journal – Dayton, Ohio: “Top ten (10) high performing school district in Miami Valley region”

  • Cincy Magazine – Cincinnati, Ohio: “One of the most desirable places to live in Cincinnati metro area”

  • Featured at professional conferences – Charlotte, Cincinnati, Nashville, New Orleans, and Orlando 

Superintendent Dubbs is a Jennings Scholar, past participant in the Ohio School Leadership Institute and received Southwest Ohio Superintendent of the Year recognition. Most recently, Wayne Local Schools passed and began a new district facilities project.

In addition to Superintendent, Patrick has served in many education-related roles over 34 years:

  • Management Council of the Ohio Education Computer Network – Board Trustee

  • Southwest Ohio Computer Association Board of Directors

  • Greater Ohio Virtual School – Board President

  • High Schools That Work Southwest Ohio – Board Director

  • Warren County (Ohio) Workforce Development Initiative

  • Waynesville (Ohio) Chamber of Commerce – Board of Directors

  • Warren County (Ohio) Chamber of Commerce Alliance Representative

  • Montgomery County/Warren County Business Advisory Council Member

  • Washington D.C. Fly-In Education and Chamber Representative of Warren County (OH)

  • School Construction Manager

  • Human Resource and Personnel Director

  • Principal

  • Athletic Director

  • Teacher and Head Coach