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Facilities & Operations


The Office of Facilities & Operations includes oversight of the daily operations of the District's school buildings and grounds and the many of the systems that help it run smoothly and safely. The department will also lead our work in Facility Master Plan development in 2021.

The department is responsible for the following areas:

Transportation Options

Two forms must be completed and returned to the Central Office within two weeks after the first day of the school the student attends:

Facilities Available

Two theaters serving the entire community are located in the Cassingham Complex. Bexley's track and two fields with synthetic turf playing surfaces are shared by community groups like Bexley Recreation, the Jewish Community Center, and Capital University. Facilities also include a Community Room, black box theater, music rehearsal spaces, photo darkroom, and more. For information about renting Bexley Schools facilities, please consult the Building Use Guidelines and Building Use Form. A completed Building Use Form needs to then be submitted to the Secretary to the Business Manager. To learn whether a room or space is being used on a particular date, please check the Facilities Calendar.

Safety and Security

The Bexley City School District has a number of features in place in each building to maintain students' safety including:
  • Requirement that staff members wear identification tags at all times when students are present
  • Visitor identification name tags issued when visitors register at the main entrance of the building
  •  Identisys TPASSK12 system and check-in procedures requiring all visitors to the schools to swipe into tracking system software using a government-issued photo state ID/driver's license. Military IDs and passport IDs do not work.
The district works closely with the Bexley Police Department on crisis planning measures. School principals frequently review with their staffs procedures for the drills or threats for situations such as lockdowns, bomb threats, bio threat, fire, and tornado drills. Bexley Schools' Crisis Plan includes procedures for each of these, as well as a Pandemic Influenza Plan. The district conducts regular safety audits. 

Be Smart: Gun Violence Prevention Program
Be Smart is designed to help parents and adults normalize conversations about gun safety and take responsible actions that can prevent child gun deaths and injuries. A presentation from Be Smart and the Bexley Police Department can be found here.

Director of Facilities & Operations

Dr. Harley Williams began his employment with the Bexley City School District in 2000 as the Bexley Middle School Principal.  During his tenure in the district he served as the Principal of Secondary Schools beginning in 2010 and Bexley High School Principal from 2016-2018. He now serves as the District’s Director of Facilities & Operations.  Prior to coming to the Bexley City School District, Dr. Williams taught and coached for eight years for the Logan-Hocking School District (1987-1994).  He began his administrative career as the middle school principal for the Licking-Heights Local School District (1994-1996) and then moved to the Heath City School District in 1997 to become their middle school principal. Dr. Williams received his Bachelor of Science Degree in Education from The Ohio State University, his Masters Degree in Education Administration from Ashland University, and he Educational Doctorate in Education Administration from Northcentral University.

Business Manager

John Eikenberry
John Eikenberry holds a Business Manager License issued by the Ohio Department of Education. Eikenberry is  a resident of Bexley and a graduate of the University of Dayton with a B.S.B.A. in Management and has worked in the areas of procurement and production planning for various manufacturing suppliers.

Ricarda Sarkar, Secretary to the Business Manager