Northwestern superintendent Jesse Steiner

Northwestern board to discuss complaints amid superintendent probe

Northwestern Local Schools’ board of education will hold a closed executive session meeting at 5 p.m. Wednesday, in part “to consider the investigation of complaints against a public employee.”

Northwestern Superintendent Jesse Steiner has been away from the district since Nov. 26 while allegations of unprofessional behavior are investigated, according to a statement from the school board’s attorney.

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School board President Donna Myers on Monday declined to address the details of the complaints against Steiner. She did say that Steiner hasn't been formally placed on leave or scheduled for a disciplinary hearing.

“They’re just investigating now, and we will be advised on what direction we need to take eventually,” Myers said. “All we’re doing is fact-finding right now.”

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