Sean Taylor, Associate Superintendent
Appointed January 2020, Sean G. Taylor is the Associate Superintendent of Schools for Washington Township Schools. Washington Township is a K-12 public school district with over 10,500 students (67% students of color & 57% qualify for free/reduced lunch) and over 1,700 employees. Dr. Taylor serves 1 preschool, 8 elementary schools, 3 middle schools, 1 high school, 1 career center, and alternative and support programs. During his four school years in this position, he has worked with great teams of educators in many areas of the District, most recently overseeing the largest division, the Teaching and Learning Division. A fierce advocate for public education, Dr. Taylor believes that when a school community of diverse stakeholders collectively commit to improving student achievement, all of our children can and will succeed. He also believes that central to that collective commitment is exemplary leadership.
The vision for his leadership is to ensure we have high impact schools for all children by simplifying, aligning, and supporting many areas that impact teaching and learning in our schools. Whether it is curriculum, technology, policy, student services, or transportation, his priority is to make sure all arrows are pointing in the same direction to best serve our future-ready panthers and families in the most cohesive and collaborative manner.
Prior to being Associate Superintendent, Dr. Taylor served as a middle school and elementary school principal for over 8 years in the district. He also served as an assistant principal, elementary school teacher, and middle school English Language Arts teacher prior to coming to Washington Township Schools in 2009.
Some of his accomplishments include:
- Washington Township Schools Norman R. Turchan Administrator of the Year
- Led one elementary school to a National Title I Distinguished School designation
- Led both an elementary and a middle school from a state accountability letter grade of a D to a B during his principalships
- Earned highly effective evaluation designations at each leadership level served
- National Playworks Principal of the Year Nominee
Dr. Taylor has earned three degrees: a Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education from Ball State University, a Master of School Administration from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and a Doctoral Degree in Executive Educational Leadership from Indiana University-Bloomington.
Active in the community, he has served as a member, volunteer, and/or donor of Northview Church, the Wheeler Mission, the Washington Township Schools Foundation, the Washington Township Community Coalition, Lion Catchers, Student Impact, Young Life, and Westfield Youth Sports.
Dr. Taylor and his wife, Megan, have been married for 19 years; they have two children, Drew and Avery, and two dogs, Tank and Bear.