Education Center (Board Office)
6638 Mill Road
Brecksvile, Ohio 44141
Office Hours: School Year: 7:30AM-4:00PM M-F
Superintendent Joelle Magyar
The Superintendent is the Chief Executive Officer of the school district and as such is responsible for the establishment of guidelines and procedures that ensure the overall operation of the school district adheres to established Board policies. The Superintendent delegates, at his/her discretion, said responsibilities with the knowledge that the delegation of power or duty does not relieve the Superintendent of final responsibility for the action taken under such delegation.
Treasurer/CFO Rick Berdine
The Treasurer serves as the Chief Financial Officer and Public Records Officer for the School District. Major functions the treasurer oversees include financial forecasting, budgetary management, payroll, employee benefits, accounts payable, accounts receivable, student activities, grants management, and investing. The Treasurer works collaboratively with the Superintendent and Board of Education for the successful operation of the District.Director of Human Resources Brian Wycuff
The Director of Human Resources facilitates certificated/licensed and classified personnel recruitment and hiring processes. The Director of HR coordinates staff training and professional development, serves on the district’s Local Professional Development Committee, and directs the Entry Year/Resident Educator program and Master Teacher Committee. The Director of HR manages teamwork between associations (B.E.A., B.O.S.S.) the administration and Board of Education through negotiations, negotiated agreements, day-to-day interactions, and the Shared Solutions Communication Forums (SSCF).
Director of Curriculum and Instruction Margaret Niedzwiecki
The Director of Curriculum and Instruction oversees pre-kindergarten-12 curriculum, instruction, and assessment; program innovations and works with teachers and administrators to recommend instructional resources to the Board of Education. The Director of Curriculum and Instruction oversees the Ohio Assessment system, district testing, the English Language Learners program, gifted education, Title I/Reading Intervention, homeschooling, federal fund programming, Ohio Online Learning and the Community Awareness and Prevention Association.Director of Pupil Services Dr. Gina Symsek
Responsible for overseeing programs related to special education. Responsible for registration, home instruction, 504 Plans, district compliance related to special education and 504 Plan policies and procedures. Responsible for health related tasks and personnel (e.g., school nurse, health aides), special education personnel (e.g., school psychologists, speech/language therapists, classroom assistants). Work with other administrators related to professional development and student performance and programming. Responsible for contracted services as needed/appropriate.Director of Business Services Chris Coad
The Director of Business Services is responsible for providing professional leadership and management of school support staff, in partnership with teaching staff, to enhance the school learning environment. The Director promotes the highest standard of business ethics within this administrative function and strategically seeks opportunity to achieve the most effective use of resources to support teaching and learning in the District. The Director of Business Services is responsible for Facility/Property Management and Health/Safety Management of the District.Coordinator of Technology John Schinker
The Technology Coordinator leads the development and implementation of technology initiatives in the district and provides necessary technology support and resources to accomplish district goals. Responsibilities include budgeting, procurement, deployment, and support of computers, networks, servers, and other technology resources. The technology coordinator oversees the recruitment, assignment, supervision, and evaluation of technology personnel, manages the districtâ€™s network and server infrastructure and assists with the coordination on professional development initiatives.Coordinator of Community Relations Cathy Harbinak
The Community Relations Coordinator directs and maintains an effective communication program between and among the district, community, staff, parents, other school districts, the media, etc. The Coordinator writes and edits all district communications including traditional newsletters, electronic newsletters, website articles, press releases, social media postings and tweets. Also creates video scripts, oversees the production of videos and coordinates district-wide events for and with community groups.