We have been busy all summer solidifying an amazing staff that
will greet our students as they return to campus this Fall! Please join
me in welcoming our new staff members here at PRMS!
Assistant Principal-Alison Dreisbach; Alison is an
extremely dedicated educator and an integral part to our PRMS Family and
is looking forward to building relationships with our students and
families. Her passion for this district and our students is second to
Instructional Coach- Sabrina Cook; Sabrina has
worked with our 7th grade students for the past 2 years and now
transitions to our building’s instructional coach. We are extremely
excited and looking forward to her working with our teachers to
implement innovative and dynamic strategies that allow our students to
grow and achieve at the highest levels!
Reading Specialist: Shannon Ooten. Shannon is coming
to us from Lockland and impressed our hiring committee with her
instructional insights and ability to build relationships with staff.
Her strong literacy background will be a great addition to our newly
established PRMS Instruction/Curriculum Dept. (Sabrina and Shannon).
Office Personnel- Maria Butz. Maria is a familiar
face here at PRMS and will be a welcoming one to our community as she
greets them in the office each day! We share the Maria’s excitement in
having her in this role and are pleased to continue to have here at
Chorus: Chrisi Heinrich. Chrisi is entering her 1st
full-time teaching position and I am not sure I've met a more eager and
prepared candidate. Chrisi's love for both music and the middle school
age group was very evident in the interview process and I have no doubt
that her passion will inspire our students!
Intervention Specialist- Morgan Hall; Morgan will be
in her first year teaching coming to us from Muskingum University.
Morgan’s passion for students and innovative intervention strategies
stood out during the interview process and we are very excited to have
her on board!
Intervention Specialist- Alex Cooper; Alex spent the
past few years at St. Joes and has a tremendous background in working
with at risk and high need students. Her knowledge of the world of
special education was very impressive and will be an asset to the dept.
Intervention Specialist- Christine Gilligan;
Christine will be entering her 5th year teaching and joining us from
Cincinnati College Preparatory Academy. Christine impressed us with her
student centered approach, experience and strategies that allow her to
get to know and better understand the needs of her students. She will be
a great addition to our team!
6th Grade ELA-Michaela Waldeck; Michaela will be in
her first year of teaching and impressed the interview committee with
her veteran like answers and comes to us eager to make an impact and
build relationships with our students and staff.
7th Grade Math/Science-Timothy Kesselmann; Tim joins
us from St. Ignatius where he has been teaching for the past 9 years.
Tim’s student first approach and innovative lesson planning will no
doubt have a positive impact on our students.
Applied Reading-Candace Lamb; Candace comes to us
after working at Logan-Hocking Middle School last year and brings a
strong background in innovative classroom strategies that will certainly
have an impact with our students in our Applied Reading classroom.
Applied Math- Ben Dotson; Ben’s ability to integrate
relevant high interest material into his lesson development was very
impressive during the interview process. This partnered with his
experiences in the classroom will for sure contribute to success for our
Applied Math students.
Title 1 Assistant- Kate Ettensohn; Kate is now
officially a member of your PRMS Family after serving in a sub capacity
last year. I'm sure I am not alone in welcoming her on board and look
forward to the passion she has for our students and building to shine
bright and have an impact on our culture!
Inclusion Assistant- Keonte Chambers; Keonte will be
in his first year at Pleasant Run but not his first time through the
halls of PRMS. Keonte was a standout student and athlete at Pleasant Run
and Northwest High School before going on to graduate with a Bachelors
from Notre Dame College in Euclid, Ohio. Keonte's love for this district
and community drew him back to work with our students and I couldn't be
more excited to have him on board!