Chief Operating Officer Patrick Zohn has received the Distinguished Service Award from the Council of the Great City Schools, making him the group’s COO of the Year.
The council represents 68 of the nation’s largest urban school districts. Zohn received the award last week at a conference in North Carolina.
Zohn often reminds Operations employees that many of them are likely to be the first person a student encounters each day. He thanked his entire division, saying:
Zohn was appointed chief operating officer six years ago. He previously was a principal in the Gateway Consultants Group, acting as consultant on construction projects, and was a trial attorney for the U.S. Department of Labor.