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Assessment & Alternative Education

Nicholas McIlwain
Director, Alternative Education & Assessment

Molly Bussard, Administrative Assistant
(614) 797-7753  /  (614) 797-7750  EXT: 56102

Brandi Pullins, Secretary
(614) 797-7754  /  (614) 797-7750  EXT: 56103

Sue Bell, Secretary
(EOS, Home School)
(614) 797-7754  /  (614) 797-7750  EXT: 56101


This office is responsible for all district-wide data, assessments and testing protocol as well as reporting state/district/building report card data. Additionally, this office supports the Academic Affairs Team by providing an analysis of the student achievement data which is used to develop and maintain the best possible educational program for all students in the Westerville City Schools.

Located in the Academic Enrichment Center at 336 S. Otterbein Avenue, the office also directs Alternative Education Initiatives which include: 


Board Policy Online

District Assessment Calendars

Ohio’s Assessment Resources

Graduation Resources 

PSAT Resources

Home Educated Information

Credit Flexibility

NOTE: Before a student registers and pays fees, an application MUST be approved by the ALL of the following: Counselor, Teacher of Record, and the Director of Alternative Education & Assessment.

DO NOT start any course(s) until an approval email has been received from the Office of Alternative Education & Assessment.