Ed Vittardi is a principal at Saint Albert the Great School in North Royalton, Ohio. He also works with Finding Leaders, a group that finds and supports school leaders. Ed is the former superintendent of the North Royalton City Schools and former principal of North Royalton Middle School. One of his greatest accomplishments was leading the district in the development of the five-year strategic plan. More than 800 people came together to develop this strategic plan, which outlines the beliefs, vision, and mission of the North Royalton City Schools.
Ed has served on numerous educational committees and boards at the local, state, and national levels, and he has given hundreds of presentations on a wide array of educational topics for teachers, administrators, and school system personnel.
For his leadership, Ed has been recognized as the Ohio Middle School Association Educator of the Year, AMLE (Association of Middle Level Education) Distinguished Educator, and the Ohio State Principal of the Year. He was also a finalist for National Principal of the Year.
In addition to his passion for education, his greatest pride lies in his marriage of over 30 years to Jacqueline and his children, Holly and Eric.