Eric M. Kujala attended Geneva Elementary, Geneva Junior High School and Geneva High School - graduating in 1981. After graduation, he spent a year in Finland as a Rotary Exchange Student sponsored by the Geneva Rotary Club. He attended Ohio University and received his Bachelor of Science in Education and later received his Master's degree from Cleveland State University.
Mr. Kujala was hired and began his tenure as the Superintendent of Geneva Area City Schools in August 2015. Before becoming Superintendent, he spent 28 years in the field of education, 9 years as a teacher in the Grand Valley Local Schools and Geneva School District and 19 years as a building level administrator in the Geneva District (4 years as the Principal at Cork Elementary) and the Riverside Local School District. During his administrative experience, Mr. Kujala has served an active role or as the chairperson on various school and community committees.
Mr. Kujala resides in the Geneva community and truly enjoys being "back home". He is a member of the Geneva Rotary Club and he is looking forward to becoming actively involved in many of the local events.