Steven Cawthon, a native of Lorain, has been an educator in the International City since 1991. He began his teaching career at the original Lorain High School, before spending the majority of his time at Southview High School and now Lorain High School. Mr. Cawthon earned a Bachelor Degree of Arts and a Master’s Degree of American History from Cleveland State University.
Mr. Cawthon has shown a continued dedication to the Lorain community and the school system throughout his career. He is the Lorain Board of Education appointed teacher member of the Lorain Academic Distress Commission. In addition, Mr. Cawthon is the Social Science Department Chairperson at Lorain High School, an Adjunct Professor through Lorain County Community College, the advisor for the Lorain High National Honor Society and “the Voice” of the Lorain High Titans Football and Boys Basketball teams. He is also the proud parent of a Lorain City Schools graduate.
As an educator, parent and ADC member Mr. Cawthon has worked diligently to ensure the success of Lorain City Schools and is a big believer in the idea of “Lorain Grit.” Cawthon’s common sense approach to education is one that has served him well in the classroom, in the community and as a commissioner. His goal is to continue the improvement of Lorain City Schools and see all students achieve great success while attending LCS and in their life endeavors beyond graduation.
Mr. Cawthon is married with two daughters, a lazy beagle and enjoys Pittsburgh sports in his spare time.