Lateef Johnson

Meet our Student Engagement and Campus Life Coordinator

Lateef Johnson
Lateef Johnson, Student Engagement & Campus Life Coordinator  
Indian Hill School District
[email protected]
X: @IHCampusLife

My #IHPromise - to ensure that Indian Hill is not just a school, but a warm and welcoming home, where everyone can flourish.

Being a Brave is not just a title, it is an extraordinary honor that fills me with pride. As a Brave, I am part of a fearless community that embraces unity and belonging. We are deeply intertwined with the wider community, creating a tapestry of strength and resilience. Bravery runs through our veins, empowering us to face any challenge head-on. We are not afraid to push boundaries, think outside the box, and explore new horizons. The essence of being a Brave lies in our unwavering commitment, our ability to adapt and bounce back, our boundless creativity, and our capacity for empathy. Each day is an opportunity for growth and self-improvement, as we strive to become the best versions of ourselves. Being a Brave is a testament to our unwavering spirit and our dedication to building a brighter future.

Our #IHPromise is the cornerstone on which Indian Hill stands. It symbolizes a profound commitment to excellence in every aspect of our community. It is a pledge to continuously surpass our own limits and strive for greatness. Our #IHPromise celebrates diversity in all its forms and recognizes that achievements come in both conventional and unconventional ways. We embrace a holistic approach to education, nurturing the whole child and offering comprehensive programs that unlock student potential. Our aim is to shape future leaders who are compassionate, innovative, and equipped to make a positive impact on the world. We create an environment where students feel a sense of belonging and find solace in knowing their dreams, goals, and aspirations are supported and nurtured.

The best moment of my day happens when the regular school hours have concluded. Indian Hill's commitment to providing an extraordinary educational experience goes beyond the confines of the classroom. We offer an awe-inspiring array of activities, athletics, and extracurricular opportunities that cater to the diverse interests of our students. Whether it's participating in clubs, engaging in sports, or immersing oneself in the arts, there is a place for every student who wants to be involved. The learning journey extends far beyond the traditional school day. It is an endless pursuit of knowledge, discovery, and personal growth. The best moment of my day unfolds in this realm, where passions are kindled, talents are honed, and lifelong memories are created.

Began serving the Indian Hill Exempted Village School District: 2019

Professional Background:
2005-2006: Cincinnati Children's Hospital - Perlman Center, Early Intervention Classroom Aide
2006-2008: City of Cincinnati - Division of Therapeutic Recreation, Special Education Program Coordinator
2008-2009: University of Cincinnati - Undergraduate Admissions Office, Campus Tour Guide and Minority Recruiter  (Cincinnati Public Schools Liaison)
2009-2011: University of Cincinnati - College of Education, Academic Advisor
2010-2011: University of Cincinnati Graduate School - College of Human Services, Teaching Associate
2011-2019: Forest Hills School District - Anderson High School, Licensed School Counselor
2019-2023: Indian Hill Exempted Village Schools District - Indian Hill High School, Professional School & College Counselor

2005: Bachelor of Science in Special Education, University of Cincinnati
2009: Masters of Education in School Counseling and Human Development, University of Cincinnati
2018: Post-Grad Continuing Education, Clinical Mental Health Counseling, Xavier University

Awards to Note:
2009: Outstanding  Undergraduate Student Award; University of Cincinnati College of Education, Special Education Program
2011: Outstanding Graduate Student Award; University of Cincinnati Graduate School, School Counseling and Human Development