April 30, 2016

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Randy Stepp adds ‘model’ to his resume

His career in education might not have ended the way he had hoped, but former Medina superintendent Randy Stepp apparently has a new career venture. Stepp is working as a model for The Talent Group, 2530 Superior Ave., Cleveland. Several of his pictures are posted on the agency’s website. Stepp was fired by the Medina Read More…

Election 2015: Medina School Board looks to move forward

In the aftermath of the controversy of former Superintendent Randy Stepp , things have been difficult at times for the Medina School Board. Two people running for spots on the school board in the Nov. 3 election, Doug Eastwood and Tracy Givelekian, were appointed in January 2014 after two board members resigned amid the Stepp Read More…

Former Medina superintendent Randy Stepp drops lawsuit against auditor

Nick Glunt and Nancy Johnson | The Gazette MEDINA — Former Medina Schools Superintendent Randy Stepp dropped his lawsuit against Ohio Auditor David Yost, school officials said Monday. The school board voted to fire Stepp in October after a special state audit reported $4,121 in illegal spending by Stepp and $1.5 million that was either Read More…

Medina Schools: Superintendent Randy Stepp is gone but lawsuits remain

MEDINA — While there is no indication the resignation of former Medina Schools Superintendent Randy Stepp will have any effect on his lawsuits against the district winding their way through the courts, one thing is clear — both sides are saving money as a result of his action. The school board voted to fire Stepp Read More…

Former superintendent Randy Stepp issues resignation to Medina Schools

The Medina Board of Education accepted a resignation letter Monday from former Superintendent Randy Stepp. The letter was hand-delivered to board President Thomas Cahalan on April 25. In the one-paragraph letter, Stepp said he was resigning in response to a request from the school board: “Dear Medina City School District Board of Education: “You already Read More…

Board looks to help resident join lawsuit against Randy Stepp

Attorneys representing Medina school officials have filed a motion in federal court supporting a local resident’s request to join a lawsuit against former Superintendent Randy Stepp. J.R. Russell, a Medina attorney, filed a motion to intervene in the case against Medina Schools and the Board of Education in U.S. District Court in Akron. Russell argues Read More…

Randy Stepp sues to overturn state audit

Nick Glunt and Loren Genson | The Gazette MEDINA — Suspended Medina Schools Superintendent Randy Stepp filed another lawsuit Wednesday, accusing the Ohio Auditor’s Office of performing a biased and therefore illegal audit into his spending from a “carryover” fund held by the Medina County Schools’ Educational Service Center. The suit, filed in Medina County Read More…

School board moves to fire Superintendent Randy Stepp

To see a statement from the Medina school board, click here. Kiera Manion-Fischer and Loren Genson | The Gazette The Medina school board voted unanimously Thursday to begin the process to fire Superintendent Randy Stepp. The vote came after a two-hour executive session. “This decision is really based upon the conclusion of a long process of Read More…

Medina Schools to weigh Randy Stepp’s fate

The Medina school board will meet in closed executive session tonight to discuss whether Randy Stepp should be fired as a result of a special state audit, released Tuesday, that reported he had misspent at least $4,121. According to a meeting notice sent out Wednesday, the board will discuss “consideration and possible action on contract/employment Read More…

Board: Randy Stepp done in 2014

The Medina school board made the break with Superintendent Randy Stepp official Monday night by voting unanimously not to renew his contract when it expires next summer. “This board and I, myself, have experienced a loss of trust with Dr. Stepp,” board President Karla Robinson said. “This action would end Dr. Stepp’s tenure with Medina Read More…