Beth Wilson-Fish and her husband Tom Fish have resided in Moreland Hills for more than 18 years. Her daughter is a 2013 graduate of Orange High School. She began her tenure on the Orange Schools Board of Education in January 2016 and served as Vice President in 2018. She is currently the Board President.
Beth has 36 years of experience in education, which includes 17 years serving the students of the Orange Schools. She spent 13 years as a gifted intervention specialist at Moreland Hills Elementary School and four years as the District’s Gifted Coordinator before retiring in 2014. She is a National Board Certified Teacher and Martha Holden Jennings Scholar.
She has been a member of the Orange Elementary/Middle School PTA, Orange High School PTA, and Orange Schools Foundation. With the Orange Schools Foundation, she served on various grant and scholarship committees. She is a past fundraising chair for the Orange After Prom.
Beth is the Second Vice President of Affiliates with the Ohio Association for Gifted Children. She also serves on its executive board, governing board, and conference committee. She is a past Vice President with the Greater Cleveland Coordinators of The Gifted.
She currently serves as a gifted education consultant in several local area schools and has worked with the ESC of Northeast Ohio since 2015. Beth is actively involved with Destination Imagination serving as an appraiser and challenge master at regional and state levels. She is very active in several non-profit organizations, passionately advocating for students and teachers in the public schools.
She has earned a Bachelor of Arts in Elementary Education from Bowling Green State University and a Masters of Arts in School Counseling from Cleveland State University, as well as an Endorsement in Gifted Education. She completed the Educational Leadership Program at Muskingum University and received an Administrative Specialist license in School and Community Relations.
“I enjoyed a very exciting and fulfilling career while in Orange Schools. I am thrilled to have the unique opportunity to work again with the students, parents, staff, and community to give back to our schools.”
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I am proud of our students’ accomplishments while in the Orange Schools and what they achieved afterward as a result. Our students work hard to become successful contributors in our community. I have had the unique opportunity to not only work here as an employee but be a parent of an Orange graduate, truly experiencing first-hand the quality of education available to our students, which will sustain them in future endeavors.