Rachael Hanagan

This is Rachael's first year as the Principal at Lakeview Junior High but her fourth year as an administrator. Prior to that, Rachael taught French for sixteen years at both the junior high and high school levels, teaching French 1 thru Advanced Placement (AP). She started her teaching career in Pickerington in 2001, went to Highland Local Schools (Medina County) for two years, and has been back in Pickerington since 2006.

Rachael loves to cook and travel and has had the privilege of taking 5 student groups to Europe. She resides in Pickerington with her husband Mike, two sons Connor (14) and Gavin (12) and their dogs, Poncho and Fitz.


Concordia University Chicago Chicago, Illinois
Masters in the Art of School Leadership, 2012

Marygrove College Detroit, Michigan
Masters in the Art of Teaching, 2004

Ohio Wesleyan University Delaware, Ohio
Bachelor of Arts, 2001

Alliance Française Paris, France
Language Intensive Study
Certificat Élémentaire de Français Pratique (C.E.F.P II)