RECOGNIZED: Chuck Cline has been recognized as Edison High School’s Teacher of the Month for November.
Cline, who is currently in his 27th year in education, has spent the past 19 years at Edison Local Schools. He also taught for two years at the Harrison Career Center and six years at Union Local before coming to EHS. He has served the district as both an agricultural education and industrial arts teacher.
He graduated from Jefferson Union High School and served his country in the Ohio National Guard from 1987-95, while Cline also received a bachelor’s degree in agricultural science from The Ohio State University in 1993.
Cline has served as an FFA advisor for 27 years and led his career development teams to great success at both the state and national levels. His wildlife teams have finished in the state’s Top 10 four times, garnering a state championship in 2013, and his forestry teams also picked up seven Top 10 finishes. The 2013 team not only won a state championship but also finished 11th in the state four years later. In addition, his parliamentary procedure team was fifth in the state in 2017 and he further led the aquarium management and soils teams onto Ohio’s Top 10 list. Cline attained more success with his students competing in public speaking, general livestock, equine and dairy.
He has helped 12 students receive Ohio State FFA Degrees and six others achieve their American FFA Degrees.
Cline is married to Amie Cline and they have raised two children who are also EHS alums. Son Blaine has followed in his father’s footsteps and graduated from OSU and his daughter, Rachael, is currently a Buckeye and close to graduation.