Dr. Ryan J. Axe, Superintendent

  • Hello Manheim Central Community,

    It's an honor and a blessing to have been afforded the opportunity to join the Manheim Central School District team as your Superintendent. The more I learn about all that this community does for students, the more excited I am to begin my journey as a Baron! I have also included a video and family snapshot that were created during the interview process if you'd like to take a look. 

    I am truly looking forward to working with all of you. 


    Dr. Ryan Axe 

    E-Mail: axer@manheimcentral.org

    Superintendent Goals (2021-2022)

    1. Leadership

      • Lead while learning how Manheim Central School District operates overall.
      • Meet with stakeholders across the district including the School Board members, administrators, staff and community. 
      • Be visible across the buildings in the district including extracurricular activities so that students, staff and community see the administration is invested in them as a whole.
    1. Quality

      • Professional, appropriate communication verbally, digitally, and in writing that instill confidence in stakeholders. 
      • Timeliness of decision making with sound, decisive explanation for decisions made.
      • Strategic approach to direction of district initiatives that includes stakeholders and communication.
    1. Community Relations

      • Establish partnership with local law enforcement.
      • Communication with businesses, churches, and other community groups when appropriate.
      • Evaluation of areas where partnerships can be formed or enhanced.
    1. Financial Execution and Strategy

      • Coordinate with the CFO on the budget process.
      • Work with architect and building foreman in order to get updates and progress reports on the renovation project and cost analysis of said project.
      • Evaluate where we spend across the district in order to make fiscally responsible decisions as we move in the next school year.
    1. Professionalism/Ethics/Integrity

      • Model expectations of our staff, students, and community by showing how to communicate, collaborate, and support each other through challenging and positive situations.
      • Make decisions that are fair and are backed with valid reasoning and explanation.
      • Show a willingness to accept constructive criticism and grow as a professional.
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