Leadership Team


Cynthia Deevers
Superintendent Pro Tempore

Cynthia Deevers joined Streetsboro City Schools in 1996.  During her time with Streetsboro she has worked with a wide variety of students in the elementary and secondary levels as a classroom teacher, intervention specialist and principal.

Cindy earned a Bachelor’s Degree from Bowling Green State University and a Masters Degree in Education from Marygrove College. She completed her administrative course work at Ashland University, was awarded Ohio Administrative Licensure in 2017 and has been serving as the Director of Student Services since April, 2019.

In November of 2021, Mrs. Deevers took on the role of Superintendent Pro Tempore for the district.


Kyle KifferKyle Kiffer
(330) 626-4900

Kyle Kiffer is very excited to join the team at Streetsboro schools. Kyle has been the Assistant Treasurer for the Strongsville City School District for two years. Before that Kyle spent ten years with the Ohio Auditor of State’s office Auditing School Districts, Cities, Village’s, Charter Schools, and Counties. Kyle started with the Auditors office as an intern and left as an Audit Manager. He has also been a swim coach for the past ten years.

Kyle enjoys coming to work knowing that every day will be different than the last. He enjoys the problem-solving process and firmly believes that organization, prioritization, education, and execution are pillars that make any job successful. Being flexible, taking ownership, and collaborating with fellow co-workers are essential to help the district be more efficient and to have a positive impact on the students, teachers, staff, and community.

Kyle received a degree in Accounting and Financial Management from Hiram College and is a member of the Accountancy Advisory Board. He has also run ten marathons and is a three-time Ironman, a 140.6-mile triathlon.

He resides in Lakewood, Ohio with his wife and two daughters.

Business Operations

C.J. Scarcipino
Chief Business Officer
(330) 626-4900

C.J. Scarcipino joined Streetsboro City School District in April 2017. He brings with him a unique background in school finance and school operations.Before joining Streetsboro City School District, C.J.worked for the Auditor of State’s office conducting Performance Audits.

He earned a degree in Business Administration from Cleveland State University. C.J. also has a Treasurer’s License and Business Manager License.

C.J. and his wife have three children and two dogs. He enjoys spending time with his family and coaching football and basketball.

Andreas JohanssonE. Andreas Johansson
Director of Operations

Andreas is a highly capable, multi-role educational leader who thrives in dynamic environments where he can drive change, build systems, and pursue excellence. He’s currently chasing a Ph.D. from Kent State University.

Andreas lives in Tallmadge with his spouse, a freelance copywriter and editor, and their two children. He enjoys spending time with family, preferably outdoors, and has been known to cook good food, blacksmith, and get lost in the woods.


Matthew C. Ile, M.Ed
Director of Curriculum

Matthew Ile joined Streetsboro City Schools as Director of Curriculum & Instruction in July 2019. His prior experience included classroom teaching at the elementary and middle school levels. He also served his prior district as K-12 Instructional Supervisor before becoming an elementary principal. Matt earned his bachelor’s degree in Elementary Education from The University of Akron and his Masters degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Ashland University.

He completed additional administrative course work at Ashland University and was awarded his Ohio Administrative License in 2003. Matt is entering his third decade serving staff and students. In addition to his work as curriculum director, Matt also enjoys spending time with his family and friends, training for marathons, boating, woodworking and working in his yard.

Building Principals

Brett McCann

Brett is in his first year as the principal at Streetsboro High School. Prior to that, he served three years as the principal at Willowick Middle School, part of the Willoughby-Eastlake City Schools, and one year as the assistant principal there. He began his teaching career at Normandy High School, teaching Social Studies, in particular US history. He also student-taught and began his educational career at Solon High School.

Brett graduated from Solon High School in 2006, and earned a Bachelor’s Degree in History from John Carroll University in 2010. He graduated with his Master’s in Educational Leadership in 2016 from Concordia University (Chicago), and is wrapping up his Superintendent Licensure from Ursuline College in April 2021.

He most loves spending time with his family. His family consists of his wife, Kate, daughter Kennedy, and their soon-to-be twins, due in April 2021. Aside from being with his family, he enjoys coaching and playing sports, and spending time with friends.

Michelle Kravetz

This is my 15th year in education. I taught at Defer and SMS for the first 14 years of my career. My bachelor’s degree was completed in 2006 from Hiram College in Middle Childhood Education. I have a Master’s degree from Kent State University in Curriculum & Instruction, with a focus on math specialization, completed in 2010.

I completed a Master’s degree in Educational Administration at Kent State University in 2016. I’m looking forward to bringing my passion for conceptual mathematics instruction and equity for students to the administration chapter of my career. Outside of school, I enjoy spending time with my two children, Jayden & Ava, and my husband.

Lindsay Zenker

Lindsay Zenker joined the Streetsboro City School District’s Administrative team in August of 2011 as the Dean of Students at Henry Defer Intermediate. In January of 2018, Mrs. Zenker split time between the Middle School and Henry Defer Intermediate to help plan the transition of the 6th grade to the new middle school.

In July of 2018, Mrs. Zenker transitioned full time to Streetsboro Middle School as the Assistant Principal, and now serves as the Principal for the Middle School as of the 2021-22 school year.

Mrs. Zenker Graduated from Miami University with her B.S. in Integrated Mathematics Education. She earned her Master’s Degree in Education Administration from Cleveland State University. Mrs. Zenker is currently deciding which area of study she is going to master next.

Ashley Girt
Assistant Principal

Ashley Girt joined Streetsboro City Schools in 2006 after student teaching within the district. She has served as a Title One Tutor, Third and First Grade Teacher, Literacy Coach, and is currently the Assistant Principal at Streetsboro Elementary School.

Ashley earned a Bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from Kent State University in 2006 and a Masters Degree in Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis on Reading from Grand Canyon University in 2008. She recently completed her administrative course work at Salem University, and was awarded Ohio Administrative Licensure in 2020.

She considers SES her second home and looks forward to continuing to serve the Streetsboro community for years to come.

Julie Taylor
Assistant Principal

Julie Taylor joined Streetsboro City Schools in July of 2019 as the Assistant Principal at the High School. Prior to coming to Streetsboro, she was a teacher, coach and administrator in two other districts.

She earned a Bachelor’s of Science in Education degree from Cleveland State University and a Master’s in Educational Administration from Ashland University. Julie enjoys time with friends and family, especially her three nieces. She spends a lot of time traveling, watching sports and being outdoors.

Brian Callahan
Assistant Principal

Brian Callahan joined Streetsboro City School District in 2021. Prior to joining SCS, Brian was a teacher, coach, and administrator at various levels within the public education setting. His background in education is unique as he was able to teach and serve students at all levels in education (K-12).

Brian earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Education and Health from Kent State University in 2011. In 2018, Brian obtained his Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from American College of Education. Currently, Brian is pursuing his doctorate in Educational Leadership through American College of Education.

Brian enjoys staying active, cooking, and spending time with his family during his time off.


Randy Tevepaugh
Athletic Director

Randy Tevepaugh began his career at Streetsboro in 2011. He earned a Bachelor’s Degree in Education from Kent State University and a Master’s Degree in Athletic Administration from American Public University.

He has an Administrator’s License and a Business Manager’s License. Mr. Tevepaugh earned his CMAA – Certified Master Athletic Administrator’s credential while at Streetsboro.

Mr. Tevepaugh serves on the OHSAA District Athletic Board and the NEOIAAA Executive Board.

Mr. Tevepaugh lives in Chagrin Falls with his wife Denise. He enjoys spending time with his family, hiking and cycling as a member of the Cleveland Indians – VeloSano Team.

Last updated: January 2, 2022 at 16:26 pm