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Mr. Andy Brenner

Andy Brenner and his wife have lived in Medina for over 20 years.  His son is a 2015 graduate of Medina High School and his daughter ​is a 2020 graduate of Medina High School.  Mr. Brenner is beginning his thirteenth year at the high school and enjoys each day.  He began his career in the Cleveland Metropolitan School District as a Social Studies teacher and coach.  His Bachelor's Degree is from Ohio University and his Master's Degree is from Ashland University.
 
​Mr. Brenner believes every student can excel. "It's up to us as educators to show students that they can accomplish more than they think they can," said Brenner. It's a yearly highlight watching our students cross the stage every May and when they come back and tell what they are doing after they have left Medina High School.

Phone: 330.636.3352

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Mr. Mitch Charvat

Mitch Charvat has been a staff member of Medina High School for 19 years. Prior to assuming the role of associate principal in the 2014-2015 school year, he was one of the health teachers. Mr. Charvat has three children. He enjoys watching his kids paly sports, the outdoors, and spending time with his family and friends.

Mr. Charvat achieved his Undergraduate degree through Baldwin-Wallace University and his Masters in Sport Science through the University of Akron. He has his principal certification through Cleveland State University Inspired Leaders Program.

Mr. Charvat believes that education is about building relationships and constructing a foundation of knowledge and skills needed for a successful future.

Phone: 330.636.3264

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Mrs. Julie McCabe

Julie McCabe is entering her twelfth year as an associate principal at Medina High School.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in History and Government and a Masters of Education in Educational Administration. Having spent a decade in the classroom, Mrs. McCabe brings experience in co-teaching Special Education and English Language Learner support along with Service Learning.

As an associate principal, Mrs. McCabe is responsible for students with the last name Bom-Col, L-Re, and supervises Special Educational Programs at Medina High School including Special Education, Career Based Intervention (CBI), Community Connections Career Partnership-Ohio (C3PO) and Night School. Her philosophy on education is to provide all students with opportunities to become successful functioning adults

Phone: 330-636-3213

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Ms. Jessica Ross

Jessica Ross is a new associate principal at Medina High School. She brings 14 years of diverse teaching experience at the elementary and middle school levels. Ms. Ross previously worked in New York City, West Geauga, and Solon. She was a middle school math and science teacher in co-taught special education classrooms, 7th grade dean, math department chair, advisory department chair, and served on several leadership teams and committees throughout her tenure in New York City. Additionally, Ms. Ross completed her administrative intern positions in Aurora City Schools and Chagrin Falls Exempted Village Schools. She and her husband have two children in elementary school and together they enjoy spending time outside by the firepit and watching the Browns win.

Ms. Ross holds a bachelor’s degree in Economics from Amherst College in Amherst, MA, and a master’s degree in Childhood Education from Bank Street College of Education in New York, NY. She earned her principal certification through Cleveland State University Inspired Leaders program.

As an associate principal at Medina High School, Ms. Ross is responsible for students with last names A-E. She believes in the importance of educating the whole child through a combination of social/emotional programming, high caliber academic instruction, and building professional relationships with students, parents and colleagues.