East Clinton faculty district has two new principals


LEES CREEK — East Clinton has loaded its two offered principal positions at the center school and at New Vienna Elementary.

Matthew “Matt” Melnek is the new center university principal, and Allen Seitz will be the new New Vienna Elementary principal.

Melnek will know a superior several of the learners at the center university as he’s been a fifth-quality trainer for East Clinton for two years. Prior to that, he was a fourth-grade language arts and social scientific studies teacher with the Washington Court Residence (WCH) City University District from 2012 to 2019.

“Becoming a principal has been a extensive-time goal for me, and I am fired up to have this possibility in a district like East Clinton. My family has been a portion of the district for around 10 many years and we not too long ago acquired a house and moved into the district,” Melnek reported.

“This is certainly a distinctive prospect for me because I get to provide the neighborhood that I dwell in and the schools where by my small children will study. I am on the lookout ahead to working with the wonderful academics and team to construct Astro satisfaction, and provide our students and the community,” included Melnek.

On his resumé, Melnek lists a number of things below his training experience at East Clinton like developing a classroom natural environment that establishes a expansion mindset, beneficial habits interventions, and restorative techniques.

In addition to becoming a instructor, he was Sabina Elementary’s know-how coordinator for two many years, when he supported lecturers in using academic technological innovation in the classroom.

Under his instructing working experience with the WCH school district, he mentions between other things setting up a strong doing work marriage with mom and dad and caregivers.

Melnek is accredited in Ohio as a principal for grades PK as a result of 6, and for grades 4 by 9, and retains a Learn of Schooling degree with a focus in Educational Management from Wright State University.

Seitz arrives to East Clinton immediately after educating considering that 2005 at West Union Elementary, Manchester Elementary Faculty, and Hillsboro Elementary University.

“I am incredibly energized about the possibility to be the new principal at New Vienna Elementary University. This is a great local community who cares about the kids,” he reported.

“I am coming into an wonderful established of academics. I really feel blessed to be ready to be a element of this university and get the job done with the community. I look ahead to functioning with the district and continuing to see New Vienna Elementary School flourish,” added Seitz.

He retains a principal license for grades Pre-K via 6, and a master’s diploma in Management in Education Administration.

He graduated with a bachelor’s diploma in 2004 from Wilmington College.

Between other items, Seitz has gained training in: good habits, guided looking at, CGI arithmetic, and Ziggurat Scheduling for Autistic Kids.

CGI (Cognitively Guided Instruction) arithmetic is a scholar-centered technique to training math. This method allows instructors find out what their college students already know about math, and builds on students’ natural amount perception and intuitive strategies to difficulty solving, in accordance to the Columbus Metropolis Schools web site.

In April, New Vienna Elementary Principal Jason Jones was awarded a two-yr deal to come to be the district’s director of instruction, succeeding Terri Barton who has retired. And the center college principal placement was available simply because Principal Robbin Luck retired helpful the close of June.

Attain Gary Huffenberger at 937-556-5768.



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