Staff Directory
2022 - 2023

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 

Mr. S. Hart, VP

Mr. Scott Hart
Board Member
Vice-President 

Mrs. L. Morris, School Board

Mrs. Linda Morris
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. 4011

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 

Ms. B. Dietz, School Psychologist

Ms. Brianna Dietz
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 

Ms. C. Dentz, Occupational Therapist

Ms. Christina Dentz
Occupational Therapist
330-679-2343 ext. 4079

Southern Local Jr. Sr. High School Staff

Mr. R. Wright, Principal

Mr. Rich Wright
Principal
330-679-2343 ext. 4014 

Mr. J. Krulik,  Assistant Principal

Mr. Justin Krulik
Assistant Principal
330-679-2343 ext. 4012 

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 

Mrs. A. Smith, Guidance

Mrs. Alannah Smith
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 

Mr. Z. Almy, 6th grade Math

Mr. Zachary Almy
6th Grade Math
330-679-2343 ext, 4034

Mrs. Lori Biser, HS Math

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

Mrs. E.  Bowling, Music/Band

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

Mrs. K. Calderon, Foreign Language

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

Ms. K. Clark, HS English

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

Mrs. A. Dalton, Intervention Specialist

Mrs. Abby Dalton
Intervention Specialist
330-679-2343 ext. 4048 

Mr. F. DeChellis, Intervention Specialist

Mr. Fernando DeChellis
Intervention Specialist
330-679-2343 ext. 4057

Mrs. J. Donovan, 6th Grade Language Arts

Mrs. Jackline Donovan
6th grade Language Arts

330-679-2343 ext. 4055 

Mr. K. Exline, HS English

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

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. 4051

Mrs. L. Houck, HS Science

Ms. Lisa Houck
H.S. Science 
330-679-2343 ext. 4041

Mr. B. Hughes, JH Language Arts

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

Mr. R. Infanti, DRA

Mr. Ron Infanti
DRA
330-679-2343 ext. 4038

Mr. J. Liggitt, Health/Keyboarding

Mr. Jesse Liggit
Health/Keyboarding
330-679-2343 ext. 4045

Mrs. S. Lissi, HS Social Studies

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

Ms. A. Lockhart, HS Math

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

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. 4025

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 Scheel
6th Grade
330-679-2343 ext. 4050 

Mrs. M. Skinner, JH Math

Mrs. Michele Skinner
H.S. Math
330-679-2343 ext. 4035 

Mrs. J. Pastore, H.S. Science

Mrs. Jean Pastore
H.S. Science
330-679-2343 ext. 4042 

Mr. A. Vulgamore, Intervention Specialist

Mr. Andrew Vulgamore
Intervention Specialist
330-679-2343 ext. 4056

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 

Southern Local Elementary Staff

Mrs. E. Brinker, Principal

Mrs. Emily Brinker
Principal
330-679-2343 ext. 4020  

Mrs. N. Beadnell, Assistant Principal / Curriculum Director

Mrs. Nicole Beadnell
Assistant Principal / Curriculum Director
330-679-2343 ext. 4021  

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 

Ms. 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, Title I

Mrs. Katie Forbes
Title I KG & 1st Grade 
330-679-2343 ext. 4070

Ms.B. Jones, 2nd Grade

Ms. Breann Jones
2nd Grade
330-679-2343 ext. 4075 

Mrs. B. Kekel, Intervention Specialist

Mrs. Brenda Kekel
Intervention Specialist
330-679-2343 ext.  4084

Mrs. H. Keller, Title I

Mrs. Holly Keller
Title I Reading
330-679-2343 ext. 4096 

Ms. C. Lane, 1st Grade

Ms. Connor Lane
1st Grade
330-679-2343 ext. 4076 

Mrs. N. Lewis, Kindergarten

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

Mrs. K. Louk, Preschool Intervention Specialist

Mrs. Kimberly Louk
PreSchool Intervention Specialist
330-679-2343 ext. 4074 

Ms. K. Maple, Kindergarten

Ms. Kylee Maple
Kindergarten 

330-679-2343 ext. 4066 

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
2nd Grade
330-679-2343 ext. 4073

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 / Science

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

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 LA/Social Studies

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

Mrs. T. Richards, Preschool

Mrs. Tracey Richards
PreSchool
330-679-2343 ext. 4065 

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 Voorhees
3rd Grade
330-679-2343 ext. 4089 

Mrs. A. Warner, 1st Grade

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

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 Jackson
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


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

Ms. A. Cline Para-Educator

Ms. Abigail Cline
Para-Educator 

Mrs.P, Compton, Para Educator

Mrs. Paige Compton
Para-Educator 

Mr. L. Fields, Para-Educator

Mr. Lonnie Fields
Para-Educator 

Mrs. H. Gilliam, Para-Educator

Mrs. Heather Gilliam
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. 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. S, Skeens, Para-Educator

Mrs. Sharon Skeens
Para-Educator 

Mrs. K. Sosack, Para-Educator

Mrs. Kristina Sosack
Para-Educator 

Ms. K. Terdina

Mrs. Kayla Terdina
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 

Mrs. J. Armentrout, Food Service

Mrs. Julie Armentrout
Food Service