is a proud graduate from Worthington Schools. He has 18 years of experience in
public education and has
served students and families as a teacher, coach, dean of students, and the
principal of three schools. In addition, he has worked as the Director of Human
Resources and Assistant Superintendent for the district.
On July 1, 2015, Dr. Bowers became the
Superintendent of Worthington Schools.
Trent has designed, built and opened several new schools, led contract
negotiations, mediated personnel disputes, and led district-wide instructional
improvement. He has taught leadership
courses at the university level and has been a guest lecturer on data based
decision making. Trent communicates with
the local community through his highly effective blog and multiple social
Dr. Bowers holds a doctorate in educational
leadership from Ashland University, a Masters in school administration from
Ohio State University and a Bachelor’s Degree from Taylor University. He is also a graduate of the ESCCO leadership
institute, is certified in Ventures for Excellence and is a credentialed
evaluator of both teachers and principals in Ohio. He and his wife Doreen and their
three daughters live in Worthington.