SHERMAN — Carrie Yohe has been named the next superintendent of Sherman Central School. She will be the first woman to lead the district in this capacity when she begins April 18.
Sherman Central School Board members voted unanimously on the nomination at a meeting on Monday. She will succeed Michael Ginestre, who served as superintendent at Sherman for five years before accepting a role at Sweet Home.
Yohe’s nomination is the result of a search conducted with the assistance of School Leadership LLC that produced nine qualified candidates from “diverse geographical and professional horizons”, says the neighborhood. She has 14 years of service as a public education administrator; For the past nine years, Yohe has served as a trustee for the Bemus Point Central School District.
Yohe is currently the Director of Student Programs and Data at Bemus Point.
“The board is extremely pleased with the outcome of this research process,” says the neighborhood. “Ultimately, Ms. Carrie Yohe proved to be the best person to advance the district’s vision. Her track record of academic excellence at (Bemus Point) over the past nine years, along with her passion for working with students and families in the community, demonstrates her ability to succeed in this new role.
Yohe holds a bachelor’s degree from Clarion University of Pennsylvania, a master’s degree from Penn State, and a Certificate of Advanced Studies in Educational Leadership and Administration from Gannon and Niagara Universities.
“The school board is thrilled to welcome Ms. Yohe to our school community,” said Brian Bates, chairman of the Sherman School Board. “We look forward to his dedicated leadership, community involvement and the continued success of the school.
Added Yohe, “I am honored to have been selected for this position and grateful to serve in this capacity. I will work collaboratively, emphasizing teamwork and a “students first” mindset, to continue to move our district forward in a positive direction and improve academic outcomes for all of our students. »
Yohe resides in Bemus Point with her husband, Jason, and their two children, Ellery and Kyle.