Jacqueline O Mara, Ed.D.

Instructional Faculty,
Department of Leadership and Administration

Dr. Jacqueline O'Mara is an accomplished educator with more than 28 years in education. She began her career as a high school teacher and spent eight years in the classroom before moving into administration. She then worked as a high school associate principal, an intermediate associate principal, and is currently an elementary principal. Because she enjoys shaping future educational leaders, she has also spent several years as a principal mentor and continues to work directly with prospective teacher and principal candidates in their field experiences.


  • Doctorate in Education, Administrator Leadership for Teaching and Learning
    Walden University
  • Master's in Secondary Education and Principal Licensure
    Cleveland State University
  • Bachelor's in History
    Hiram College

Research Interests

  • Pre-service principal and teacher preparation
  • Elementary education
  • Educational leadership