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Sycamore Names New Montgomery Elementary Assistant Principal

Sally Ganz named assistant principal at Montgomery Elementary The administration team at Montgomery Elementary is now complete.

The Sycamore Board of Education approved Sally Ganz as the new assistant principal at Montgomery Elementary during the April 17 Board meeting. Ganz will join Dr. Amy Debelak, who will become the new principal of Montgomery for the 2019-2020 school year.

“Sally Ganz has a passion for kids and a commitment to being a lifelong learner, which make her the perfect fit for Montgomery Elementary,” said Frank Forsthoefel, superintendent. “She is a huge advocate for all children.”

Ganz has 26 years of experience in the private and public fields of occupational therapy. Since 2002, Ganz has served Sycamore students in grades K-6 and their families as an occupational therapist, collaborating with a wide variety of educators throughout the district.

“Mrs. Ganz is a wonderful advocate for all learners. We are so happy to welcome her to Montgomery Elementary School where she can collaborate with students, staff, and families,” said Debelak. “Her expertise and exuberance will be a support to our students as they continue to excel both academically and emotionally.”

Ganz received her Bachelor’s in special education from the University of Cincinnati in 1982. She received her Master’s from the University of Puget Sound in 1997 and her educational administration certification from Xavier University in 2016.

Debelak will replace Linda Overbeck who is retiring after 42 years in education at the end of the school year.