Morrow County School District is pleased to welcome several new administrators to the district for the 21-22 school year.
According to Erin Stocker, Executive Director of Human Resources, “I continue to be amazed by the leadership and skill set within our district. These new administrators bring with them proven track records of being student-first educators, as well as the willingness to take on new challenges. I look forward to the upcoming school year for Morrow County School District with the addition of these leaders to our team.”
New Vice Principal at Sam Boardman Elementary
Jami Carbray is the new Vice Principal at Sam Boardman Elementary School. Carbray has an extensive background in education which spans over 25 years. Her teaching background includes 20 years in primary grades as a classroom teacher and as a literacy intervention specialist for five years. A Boise State University graduate, Carbray has two Master’s degrees, one with an emphasis in math and reading from Walden University and an Education Specialist degree in building leadership and administration from Northwest Nazarene University. She recently relocated from Nampa, Idaho to Boardman and said she is really excited to join the MCSD team. “I am eager to learn all about Morrow County School District and the community of Boardman!” Carbray said.
New Vice Principal at Riverside Jr/Sr High School
The new Vice Principal at Riverside is Steve Sheller. He has 20 years of teaching experience in math, science and photography, and previously worked in the Hermiston School District and Morrow County School District as a teacher. Sheller received his Master’s in Educational Administration from Grand Canyon University. For the last three years, he was the principal at Stanfield Secondary School. During that time, Sheller and staff focused on improving graduation rates and implementing highly effective teaching strategies. As a result, Stanfield’s graduation rate averaged over 94%, which was an improvement of more than 10%! Sheller said, “I am excited to work with the students, administrative team and staff at Riverside Jr. /Sr. High School. Go Pirates!”
New Special Education Coordinator and Vice Principal at Morrow Education Center
Marissa Turner, a long time MCSD special education teacher, will be stepping into the role of Special Education Coordinator and Vice Principal at the Morrow Education Center. Turner has 10 years of teaching experience at MCSD, all in special education and encompassing kindergarten through 12th grade, including life skills and alternative school. In addition to her K-12 SPED experience, she has a strong background in behavior protocols and working with classroom staff to develop plans to support student success. Turner recently received her administrative degree from Lewis & Clark College. A Morrow County native, Turner said, “I am excited to continue the commitment to serve all our district’s communities and work with staff on the continued improvement of our SPED and behavior programs.”
All of the new administrators began their contracts on July 1, 2021.