Staff Directory
2021 - 2022

District Administration and School Board

Mr. T. Cunningham, Superintendent

Mr. Thomas Cunningham
Superintendent
(Webmaster)
330-679-2343 ext. 4004 

Mr. G. Sabbato, Treasurer

Mr. Gregory Sabbato
Treasurer
330-679-2343 ext. 4009

Mrs. J. Dowling, Assistant Treasurer

Mrs. Julie Dowling
Assistant Treasurer
330-679-2343 ext. 4006 

Mrs. T. Phillips, Administrative Assistant

Mrs. Tammy Phillips
Administrative Assistant
(Webmaster)
330-679-2343 ext. 4003 

Mrs. K. Sampson, Grants Management/PreK Coordinator

Mrs. Kristy Sampson
Federal Programs Coordinator
330-679-2343 ext. 4100  

Mrs. W. Tsesmilles, EMIS Coordinator

Mrs. Whitney Tsesmilles
EMIS Coordinator
330-679-2343 ext. 4005 

School Board Members
Mr. K. Blissenbach, School Board

Karl Blissenbach
Board Member 

Mr. K. Dowling, School Board

Mr. Kip Dowling
Board Member 
President 

New board member


Board Member
Vice-President 

Mr. S. Hart, School Board

Mr. Scott Hart
Board Member 

Mr. J. Sawyer, School Board

Mr. John Sawyer
Board Member 

District Staff

Ms. A. Gareis, PR

Ms. Amy Gareis
PR

Deputy J. Haugh

Deputy Jeff Haugh
Resource Officer

330-679-2343  ext. 4015

Mr. J. Manist

Mr. Josh Manist
Technology Director

330-679-2343 ext. 4102 

Ms. M. Hiller Central Admin. Technology Services

Ms. Marjorie Hiller
Central Administrative Technology Services
(E-rate / ProgressBook / SIS / Webmaster)
330-679-2343 ext. 4098 

Mrs. J. Boyle, Nursing Staff

Mrs. Jody Boyle
Nursing Staff 

Mrs. A. Dowling

Mrs. Ashley Dowling
Nursing Staff 

Mrs. Heidi McIntosh, School Nurse

Mrs. Heidi McIntosh
School Nurse
330-679-2343 ext. 4016 

Special Services Providers

Mrs. L. Krulik, Special Education Coordinator

Mrs. Laura Krulik
Gifted / Special Education Coordinator
330-679-2343 ext. 4023 

Mr. D. Bowers, The RedZone

Mr. Dennis Bowers
The RedZone
330-679-2343 ext. 4071

Ms. K. Bryant, Speech and Hearing Therapist

Ms. Kayla Bryant
Speech & Hearing Therapist
330-679-2343 ext. 4101

Ms. C. Channell, The RedZone

Ms. Casey Channell
The RedZone 
330-679-2343 ext. 4071 

Ms. K. Crosby, Physical Therapist

Ms. Kelly Crosby
Physical Therapist
330-679-2343

Mr. B. Glenn, School Psychologist

Mr. Brian Glenn
School Psychologist
330-679-2343 ext. 4104 

Mrs. T. Huber, Occupational Therapy Assistant

Mrs. Tammi Huber
Occupational Therapist Assistant 

Mrs. E. Marcolini, Speech Therapist

Mrs. Emily Marcolini
Speech & Hearing Therapist
330-679-2343 ext. 4105 

Ms. A. Purcell, Physical Therapist

Ms. Amy Purcell
Physical Therapist
330-2343 

Mrs. A. Sheldon, Occupational Therapist

Mrs. Angela Sheldon
Occupational Therapist
330-679-2343 ext. 4079

Southern Local Jr. Sr. High School Staff

Mr. J. Kiger, Principal

Mr. Jay Kiger
Principal
330-679-2343 ext. 4012 

Mr. A. Loudin, Assistant Principal

Mr. Adam Loudin
Assistant Principal
330-679-2343 ext. 4014 

Mrs. A. Forbes, Secretary

Mrs. Amie Forbes
Secretary
330-679-2343 ext. 4001  

Mrs. P. Thomas, Secretary

Mrs. Pat Thomas
Secretary
330-679-2343 ext. 4000 

Ms. A. Kutan, Guidance

Ms. Alannah Kutan
Guidance Counselor
330-679-2343 ext. 4013

Ms. K. Pezzano, Guidance

Ms. Kenadee Pezzano
Guidance Counselor
330-679-2343 ext. 4010 

Mr. R. Shansky, Athletic Director

Mr. Robert Shansky
Athletic Director / Social Studies
330-679-2343 ext. 4002 

Ms. K. Davis, Athletic Trainer

Ms. Karleigh Davis
Athletic Trainer 

Mrs. L. Biser, HS Math

Mrs. Lori Biser 
H.S. Math
330-679-2343 ext. 4047  

Mrs. E. Bowling, Music/Band Director

Mrs. Emily Bowling
Music / Band
330-679-2343 ext. 4025 

Mrs. K. Calderon, Spanish

Mrs. Karla Calderon
Spanish
330-679-2343 ext. 4040 

Ms. S. Campbell, HS Social Studies

Ms. Sharon Campbell
H.S. Social Studies
330-679-2343 ext. 4058

Mrs. K. Clark, HS English

Mrs. Kelly Ann Clark
HS English
330-679-2343 ext. 4060 

Mr. F. DeChellis, Intervention Specialist

Mr. Fernando DeChellis
Intervention Specialist
330-679-2343 ext. 4056 

Mr. K. Exline, HS English

Mr. Kyle Exline
H.S. English
(Webmaster)
330-679-2343 ext. 4062 

Mrs. S. Gonzales, Intervention Specialist

Mrs. Stephanie Gonzales
Intervention Specialist
330-679-2343 ext. 4048 

Mr. G. Grimm, HS English

Mr. Gerard Grimm
H.S. English

330-679-2343 ext. 4059 

Mrs. K. Hepner, JH Math

Mrs. Kristin Hepner
Jr. High Math
330-679-2343 ext. 4035

Mr. B. Hughes, JH Language Arts

Mr. Hughes
Jr. High Language Arts
330-679-2343 ext. 4031 

Mr. R. Infanti, CCP/VLA

Mr. Ron Infanti
CCP / VLA
330-679-2343 ext. 4051 

Mr. J. Krulik

Mr. Justin Krulik
H.S. Science 
330-679-2343 ext. 4041 

Mrs. S. Lissi, HS Social Studies

Mrs. Susan Lissi
H.S. Social Studies
330-679-2343 ext. 4061 

Mrs. A. Lockhart, HS Math

Ms. Alyssa Lockhart
H.S. Math
330-679-2343 ext. 4049 

Mrs. J. Lockhart, STEM Classes

Mrs. Jody Lockhart
STEM Classes
330-679-2343

Mr. J. Malone, Intervention Specialist

Mr. Jimmy Malone
Intervention Specialist
330-679-2343 ext. 4054  

Mrs. K. Malone, Intervention Specialist

Mrs. Kelly Malone
Intervention Specialist 
330-679-2343 ext. 4109 

Mrs. V. Nuske, JH Math

Mrs. Victoria Nuske
JH Math
330-679-2343 

Mrs. J. Pastore, STEM Class

Mrs. Jean Pasore
STEM Class
330-679-2343 

Mrs. S. Pirogowicz, AgriScience

Mrs. Shelley Pirogowicz
AgriScience
330-679-2343 ext. 4044 

Mrs. S. Rodgers

Mrs. Shannon Rodgers
JH Language Arts
330-679-2343 ext. 4032 

Mrs. L. Ronshak, Art

Mrs. Laurie Ronshak
Art
(Webmaster)
330-679-2343 ext. 4053 

Mr. E. Sampson, PE/Surveying

Mr. Eric Sampson
PE/Surveying
330-679-2343 ext. 4039 

Mrs. T. Scheel, 6th Grade

Mrs. Tiffany Scheels
6th Grade
330-679-2343 ext. 4050 

Mrs. M. Skinner, JH Math

Mrs. Michele Skinner
H.S. Math
330-679-2343 ext. 4034 

Mrs. M.Taylor, H.S. Science

Mrs. MaryLou Taylor 
H.S. Science
330-679-2343 ext. 4042 

Mr. A. Vulgamore, Intervention Specialist

Mr. Andrew Vulgamore
Intervention Specialist
330-679-2343 ext. 4055 

Mr. T. Walters, JH Science

Mr. Todd Walters
Jr. High Science
330-679-2343 ext. 4033 

Mr. G. Whittaker, JH Social Studies

Mr. George Whittaker
Jr. High Social Studies
330-679-2343 ext. 4030  

Mrs. A. Wrobleski, Intervention Specialist

Mrs. Amanda Wrobleski
Intervention Specialist
330-679-2343 ext. 4037 

Mr. N. Claypool, HS fulltime Substitute

Mr. Neil Claypool
Full-time substitute 

Mr. J. Liggit, Full-time Substitute

Mr. Jesse Liggit
Full-time Substitute 

Mr. T. Martini, Full-time Substitued

Mr. Toni Martini
Full-time Substitute 

Mr. S. Thornberry, Fulltime Substitute

Mr. Scott Thornberry
Full-time Substitute / DRA 

Southern Local Elementary Staff

Mr. R. Wright, Principal

Mr. Richard Wright
Principal
330-679-2343 ext. 4021  

Mrs. E. Brinker, Assistant Principal / Curriculum Director

Mrs. Emily Brinker
Assistant Principal / Curriculum Director
330-679-2343 ext. 4020 

Mrs. P. Gruszecki, Secretary

Mrs. Patty Gruszecki
Secretary
330-679-2343 ext. 4018 

Mrs. S. Lewis, Secretary

Mrs. Sandy Lewis
Secretary
330-679-2343 ext. 4017 

Mr. L. Rudloff, Guidance Counselor

Mr. Larry Rudloff
Guidance Counselor
330-679-2343 ext. 4019 

Ms. K. Adams, Art

Ms. Kimberly Adams
Art
330-679-2343 ext. 4094 

Mrs. N. Beadnell, 1st Grade

Mrs. Nicole Beadnell
1st Grade
330-679-2343 ext. 4066 

Mrs. R. Blakeley, 1st Grade

Mrs. Renee Blakeley
1st Grade
330-679-2343 ext. 4069 

Mrs. K. Blatch, PreSchool

Mrs. Kimberly Blatch 
PreSchool
330-679-2343 ext 4063

Ms. E. Callahan, Kindergarten

Ms. E. Callahan
Kindergarten
330-679-2343 ext. 4069 

Mrs. H. Clapsadle, 2nd Grade

Mrs. Heather Clapsadle
2nd Grade
330-679-2343 ext. 4072 

Mrs. J. Coleman, Intervention Specialist

Mrs. Jessica Coleman
Intervention Specialist
330-679-2343 ext. 4085  

Mrs. H. Davis, Kindergarten

Mrs. Holly Davis
Kindergarten
330-679-2343 ext. 4075 

Mrs. A. Farnsworth, Intervention Specialist

Mrs. Ashley Farnsworth
Intervention Specialist
330-679-2343 ext. 4097 

Mrs. K. Forbes, 1st Grade

Mrs. Katie Forbes
Title I KG & 1st Grade 
330-679-2343 ext. 4096

Mrs. S. Henthorn, Intervention Specialist

Mrs. Sue Henthorn
Intervention Specialist
330-679-2343 ext. 4074 

Ms. B. Jones, Kindergarten

Ms. Breann Jones
2nd Grade
330-679-2343 ext. 40705 

Mrs. B. Kekel, 6th Grade Language Arts

Mrs. Brenda Kekel
Indian Academy
Online Facilitator
330-679-2343 ext. 4084 

Mrs. H. Keller, Title I Reading

Mrs. Holly Keller
Title I Reading
330-679-2343 ext. 4070 

Mrs. N. Lewis, Kindergarten

Mrs. Nikki Lewis
Kindergarten
330-679-2343 ext. 4064

Mrs. K. Louk, PreSchool

Mrs. Kimberly Louk
PreSchool
330-679-2343 ext. 4065 

Ms. K. Marquis, 5th grade Math / Science

Ms. Karen Marquis 
5th Grade Math / Science
330-679-2343 ext. 4090 

Mrs. H. McCartney, 3rd Grade

Mrs.Heather McCartney
3rd Grade
330-679-2343 ext. 4088 

Mrs. Erin Newburn, Kindergarten

Mrs. Erin Newburn
PreSchool
330-679-2343 ext. 4066 

Mrs. Dana Patterson, 5th Grade Language Arts

Mrs. Dana Patterson
5th Grade LA / Social Studies
330-679-2343 ext. 4083 

Mrs. Janice Pierce, 4th grade Math / Social Studies

Mrs. Janice Pierce
4th Grade Math / Social Studies
330-679-2343 ext. 4080 

Mrs. D. Pinkerton, 2nd grade

Mrs. Diana Pinkerton 
2nd Grade
330-679-2343 ext. 4073 

Ms. K. Randolph, PE

Ms. Kathy Randolph
PE
330-679-2343 ext. 4093 

Mrs. T. Rauschenberg, Intervention Specialist

Mrs. Terra Rauschenberg
Intervention Specialist
330-679-2343 ext. 4068 

Mr. J. Reese, 4th grade Language Arts / Science

Mr. James Reese
4th Grade LA / Science
330-679-2343 ext. 4082 

Mrs. N. Sakley, 3rd Grade

Mrs. Nancy Sakely
3rd Grade
330-679-2343 ext. 4087 

Mr. J. Ryan Smith, Music

Mr. James R. Smith
Music
330-679-2343 ext. 4099 

Mrs. T. Voorhees, 3rd Grade

Mrs. Taffi Voorheen
3rd Grade
330-679-2343 ext. 4089 

Mrs. A. Warner, 1st Grade

Mrs. Allison Warner
1st Grade
330-679-2343 ext. 4079 

Mrs. J. Derrington, Full Time Substitute

Mrs. Jada Derrington
Full-Time Substitute 

Ms. J. Donovan, Full Time Substitute

Ms. Jackie Donovan
Full-Time Substitute 

Mrs. M. Milajecki, Full Time Substitute

Mrs. Marianna Milajecki
Full-Time Substitute 

Utica Shale Academy Staff

Mr. B. Watson, Utica Shale Academy Director

Mr. Bill Watson
Utica Shale Academy Superintendent
330-679-2343 ext. 4114

Ms. M. Amato, Tutoring Services

Ms. Maia Amato
Tutoring Services
330-679-2343 ext. 4116

Ms. P. Beatty, Enrollment Specialist/Hospitality

Ms. Paige Beatty
Enrollment Specialists
330-679-2343 ext. 4113

Mr. M.Gates, STEP Instructor

Mr. Matt Gates
Shale STEPS Instructor
330-679-2343 

Ms. M. Hart, ParaEducator

Ms. Mariah Hart
Para Educator
330-679-2343ext. 4117

Mr. C. Hill, Director of Operations

Mr. Carter Hill
Dean of Students
330-679-2343 ext. 4112

Mr. R. Menho

Mr. Rb Menho
Career Specialist
330-679-2343 ext. 4115 

Mr. M. Skrinjar, Intervention Specialist

Mr. Michael Skrinjar
Intervention Specialist
330-679-2343 ext. 4118

Mr. N. Woods, Welding Instructor

Mr. Nicholas Woods
Shale Welding Instructor
330-679-2343

Para-Educators

Mrs. J. Clemens, Para-Educator

Mrs. Jamie Clemens
Para-Educator 

Mr. L. Fields, Para Educator

Mr. Lonnie Fields
Para-Educator 

Mrs. J. Garner, Para-Educator

Mrs. Julie Garner
Para-Educator 

Mrs. S. Grace, Para-Educator

Mrs. Sue Grace
Para-Educator

Mrs. D. Hart, Para-Educator

Mrs. Donna Hart
Para-Educator 

Mrs. R. Hopper, Para-Educator

Mrs. Rachael Hopper
Para-Educator 

Mrs. L. Locke, Para-Educator

Mrs. Lacey Locke
Para-Educator 

Mrs. C. Marshall, Para-Educator

Mrs. Cindy Marshall
Para-Educator 

Mrs. B. McCulley, Para-Educator

Mrs. Brenda McCulley
Para-Educator 

Mrs. N. McCulley, Para-Educator

Mrs. Natasha McCulley
Para-Educator 

Mrs. L. Pitts, Para-Educator

Mrs. Lisa Pitts
Para-Educator 

Mrs. C. Plunkett, Para-Educator

Mrs. Chris Plunkett
Para-Educator 

Mrs. L. Pratt, Para-Educator

Mrs. Lindsay Pratt
Para-Educator 

Mrs. T. Richards, Para-Educator

Mrs. Tracey Richards
Para-Educator 

Mrs. S. Skeens, Para-Educator

Mrs. Sharon Skeens
Para-Educator 

Mrs. R. Utt, Para-Educator

Mrs. Regina Utt
Para-Educator 

Mr. K. Woodward, Para-Educator

Mr. Kyler Woodward
Para-Educator 

Food Service Staff

Ms. S. Fryman, Nutrition Inc. - Food Service Director

Mrs. Samantha Fryman
Food Service Director
330-679-2343 ext. 4028 

Mrs. D. Gotschall, Food Service

Mrs. Dawn Gotschall
Food Service 
330-679-2343 ext. 4027 

Mrs. W. Ketchum, Food Service

Mrs. Wendy Ketchum
Food Service

330-679-2343 ext. 4027