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OUR LEADERSHIP

 

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Sabrina Terenzi , Principal

Education

  • University of Michigan:  Bachelor of Arts in Education
  • Wayne State University:  Masters in education with a major in reading 
 

Previous education experience and number of years in the field:

My teaching experience began at Canton Charter Academy. I taught first grade for seven years and taught second grade for two years. I then transferred to Achieve Charter Academy as the K-2 Dean.  I worked at Achieve for five years.  I helped open both schools.
This summer I transferred to South Canton Scholars as the principal.  This will be my first year at SCS.
 

What do you like most about working here?

I enjoy the collaboration and teamwork among staff, parents and students. We all have the same goal, to increase student achievement.   
 

Personal

I have been married to my husband, Danny for thirteen years.  We have six year old boy/girl twins-Dominic and Eliana.  Spending time with my family is my favorite activity.  I also love to read and go to the beach.
 
 


Brian Owens, Dean of Upper Elementary

Education

  • Eastern Michigan University:  Bachelor of Science in Mathematics Education
  • Jones International University:  Masters in Education Administration and Leadership

 

Previous education experience and number of years in the field:

My teaching experience began with a Catholic School in Detroit, St. Mary’s Of Redford. I taught middle school math and religion. From there I moved to a charter school, also in Detroit where I taught 5th grade and middle school math and ELA. I came to South Canton Scholars in 2011 as the 6tgh grade math and ELA teacher. I also have taught 7th and 8th grade math. This is my first year as a full time administrator.
 

What do you like most about working here?

I love the relationships that I have developed with parents, students, and staff at this school.   
 

Personal

I have been married to my wife, Madelaine for five years.  We have a daughter who is 8.   I love Golf and spending time with my family. I am a cantor at my church and a U.S. Army Veteran, having served in Operation Iraqi Freedom. 


 


Blair Kmetz, Dean of Middle School

Education

  • Xavier University – Bachelor of Arts in Economics and English
  • Marquette University – Masters of Arts in Educational Policy and Leadership 

Previous education experience and number of years in the field:

Before joining NHA, I worked in Milwaukee as a 6th, 7th, and 8th grade teacher. I was also a Professional Development Coordinator and Content Team Leader for different educational organizations in Milwaukee.

What do you like most about working here?

Everyone is so welcoming! The staff, students, and families at SCS are so kind and motivated. Everyone here wants what’s best for students. ​


 

 
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