Felicia Kastle has announced her bid to run for an open seat on the Olentangy Local School District Board of Education. A six-year resident of Delaware County, Kastle lives in the Olentangy school district with her husband and five children. She brings a wealth of life experience and knowledge to the table.
Kastle is a passionate advocate for children and parents, having put her skills to good work both inside and outside the classroom. Kastle holds a Bachelor’s degree. She currently sits on the Delaware Career Center Advisory Board. Also currently sits on the Physical Activity Collaboration Board. She has also chaired events for the Heritage Elementary PTO. She has spent her time as a Children's Minister at Church of the Savior in Westerville.
Kastle owns Explosive Ninjas a Gym for children, she has also coached children in soccer and hockey since 2014. Her experience as both a business owner and a coach have allowed her to understand the importance of honesty and expectations in establishing respect for others. Her emphasis has been leadership on and off of the field and ice. “My team rules are to respect yourself, your family, your team, your elders, and your
community. I believe that a healthy team culture is a crucial part of a team’s success, and it is the responsibility of the coach to create unity through the establishment of a healthy culture.”
As parent with school-aged children in the district, Kastle has noted concerning trends coming out of the current Olentangy district’s leadership. Her observations prompted her to run for one of two seats that will be open as of autumn 2021. She is committed to keeping Olentangy schools a place where children will continue to receive the excellent opportunities and education that Olentangy schools have traditionally delivered. Kastle believes that advocating for children, parents, and taxpayers is fundamental to that goal. She is committed to ensuring the return of transparency in curriculum and school finances to the Olentangy parents. People interested in her campaign can reach out to her at her campaign facebook page Felicia Kastle for Olentangy School Board.