Mrs. Susanne Waltman graduated summa cum laude from the University of Akron in 1991 with a Bachelor of Science in elementary education. She has seventeen years experience teaching students in first through fifth grade. Mrs. Waltman earned her Masters of Administration degree from Ashland University in 1995 and completed her principal licensure program in 2004. She began her administrative career as a Dean of Students at Strausser Elementary in 2007. In 2009, Mrs. Waltman accepted the building principal position at Strausser Elementary.
Mrs. Waltman has served as the Zone 8 Director for the Ohio Association of Elementary School Administrators since 2015. She also assists OAESA in designing and providing quality professional development for aspiring and active administrators by serving on OAESA’s Professional Learning Team.
Mrs. Waltman is married to her husband, David. They have one son who attends Jackson Local Schools.
Dean of Students- Biography
Mrs. Katie Elliott graduated from Walsh University with a Bachelor of Science degree in middle childhood education. She earned her Masters in Educational Administration from Ashland University. She regularly continues her education by attending professional development and annual administrative conferences.
Mrs. Elliott taught sixth grade at Jackson Memorial Middle School for seven years. She coached middle school Cross Country and Track and Field for six years. Mrs. Elliott is excited to serve as Dean of Students at Sauder Elementary and Strausser Elementary.
Mrs. Elliott lives in Jackson Township with her husband Evan and their son.