Associate principal for student services named

Jennifer Mattes will be the new associate principal of student services. For the last 13 years she has served as director of college and career planning at Lawrence School. During her time there she built and operated the College and Career Planning Center from the ground up. She also prepared students for the transition from high school to postsecondary life and built individualized and comprehensive opportunities to help students become self-advocates.

Mattes holds a B.S. in elementary education from the University of Pittsburgh and a master's in educational administration from the University of Akron. Before working at Lawrence, she served as district educational manager for all the Sylvan Learning Centers in Akron and Cleveland. Her goal is to use her experience to teach, ignite and inspire the students at Hoban.