Mrs. Ann Marie Reinke

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Mrs. Ann Marie Reinke

 

Ann Marie Reinke is honored to have served students, families and staff at Sycamore Community Schools for 30 years. A graduate of Wilmington College of Ohio, Reinke began her career in teaching at Maple Dale Elementary in 1987. She earned her National Board Certification in Teaching as a Middle Childhood Generalist in 1998. Reinke earned her Master’s degree in Educational Leadership from Miami University and her Superintendent’s Certificate from Xavier University. She has served as a third and fourth-grade teacher and Assistant Principal at Maple Dale Elementary for 18 years, and Assistant Director of Academic Affairs at the Sycamore District Office for 10 years. She returned to Maple Dale Elementary as Assistant Principal in the fall of 2015. Reinke replaced Mr. Ron Brooks as principal upon his retirement from education after 44 years. Reinke and her husband Steve, a teacher at Symmes Elementary, are residents of the district. They have an 8-year-old daughter, Caroline, who is proud to be a Maple Dale Maverick and Junior Aviator! 

 

 

Mrs. Mindy Zellner

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Mrs. Mindy Zellner

Mindy Zellner the Assistant Principal of Maple Dale Elementary. A 1993 Sycamore graduate, Zellner started her educational career at Sycamore in 1998 as a 2nd-grade teacher at Symmes Elementary School. Zellner then became a 3rd/4th-grade looping teacher before moving into the role of Gifted Intervention Specialist for 3rd and 4th grades at Maple Dale Elementary School in 2002. In the eleven years that Zellner worked as GIS, she saw an evolution of gifted education which went from being served once a week in a resource room setting to being served daily in an accelerated setting for both math and language arts. In 2013, Zellner became the District Gifted Supervisor/Coordinator for grades K-12. In 2016, she was named assistant principal. 
 
In addition to her assistant principal duties, Zellner serves as Sycamore's Gifted Supervisor/Coordinator. Zellner is responsible for collaborating with the assistant superintendent, administrators, teachers, and community to implement gifted programming; studying, evaluating, and implementing innovative techniques and methods; providing leadership in the development, articulation, and implementation of an exemplary gifted program; improving the program through evaluation; MAP oversight for the district; and co-leads Sycamore's STEAM Council.  
 
Zellner earned her bachelor’s degree from Ohio Wesleyan University, her master’s degree in elementary education from Xavier University, her Gifted License from Ashland University, and is currently working on her Principal's License at the University of Cincinnati.
 
Zellner resides in Mason with her husband, Rob, and her three daughters, Caroline, Isabelle, and Olivia.