Seventeen-year Salem-Keizer Public Schools veteran Sara LeRoy has been appointed as an elementary level director with SKPS.
Sara has led North Salem High for the past three years, and previously served as both principal and assistant principal at McKay High. Sara began her career in Salem-Keizer in 2003 as an English teacher at North Salem High.
In 2000, Sara started her teaching career in San Diego, CA, teaching middle and high school. Born and raised in Salem, Sara is excited to step into her new role and to continue to serve the Salem-Keizer community.
A new principal for North Salem High has not yet been named.
To see previously announced changes at the middle school level follow this link.
Sara LeRoy | Elementary Level Director
For the 2020-21 school year, elementary and high schools across Salem and Keizer will be welcoming new leadership as new principals and assistant principals join school teams.
Kimberly Ingram | Assistant Principal
Battle Creek and Pringle Elementary Schools
Kimberly Ingram currently serves as an assistant principal at Battle Creek Elementary School. Kimberly will additionally join the leadership team at Pringle Elementary School as an assistant principal while continuing to serve at Battle Creek for the 2020-21 school year.
Keith Broyles currently serves as an assistant principal at Swegle Elementary School. Keith will transition to serving both Chávez and Keizer Elementary Schools as an assistant principal for the 2020-21 school year.
Aaron Johnson | Assistant Principal
McKay High School
Aaron Johnson currently serves as a program assistant for Student Services and will join the leadership team at McKay High School as an assistant principal for the 2020-21 school year.
Aaron has worked in education for the past 11 years. After spending two years in the district’s Student Services Department, Aaron is excited to return to McKay High School in this new role.
North Salem High School Assistant Principal | 2020-21 School Year
North Salem High School will welcome a new assistant principal to the leadership team after the retirement of current assistant principal Robert Abdou at the end of the 2019-20 school year. A candidate has not yet been determined to fill this vacancy, but is expected to be announced during the summer of 2020.
Miranda Cryns | Assistant Principal
Roberts High School
Miranda Cryrns currently serves as an assistant principal at McKay School and will join the leadership team at Roberts High School (alternative education) as an assistant principal for the 2020-21 school year.
Miranda first began her career in education as a ninth-grade success advocate through Open Meadow alternative schools in Portland. She previously taught English Language Arts and served as a student advisor for four years at Trillium Charter School before joining SKPS as an integrated language arts instructor at the Career and Technical Education Center (CTEC) for 2 years. After completing her administrative license, Miranda joined the leadership team at McKay High School as an Assistant Principal in 2018.
Miranda is committed to equity and social justice for students and the community and believes alternative education is a necessary and important means for reaching those goals.
Erica Manzo | Assistant Principal
Scott Elementary School
Erica Manzo currently serves as an assistant principal at Mary Eyre Elementary School and will join the leadership team at Scott Elementary School as an assistant principal for the 2020-21 school year.
Teresa Alfaro | Assistant Principal
Swegle Elementary School
Teresa Alfaro currently serves as an assistant principal at Chávez Elementary School and will join the leadership team at Swegle Elementary School as an assistant principal for the 2020-21 school year.
Amy Coyle | Principal
Amy Coyle currently serves as an assistant principal at Scott Elementary School in Salem. For the 2020-21 school year, Amy will take on a new role as principal at Wright Elementary following the retirement of Sara Casebeer.
Amy is originally from Oregon, but started her career as an educator in Phoenix, AZ. She gained experience as an elementary teacher, instructional coach, and even spent two years as the director of curriculum and instruction at a charter high school. Upon moving back to Oregon to be closer to family, Coyle landed in SKPS teaching in a 3-4 ESOL blend at Highland Elementary. She felt drawn to continue supporting teachers and helping advance the teaching profession, so she became a district beginning teacher mentor.
For the last three years, Coyle has been at Scott Elementary, serving as the instructional mentor and transitioning to assistant principal. She is very proud to be a National Board Certified Teacher and is dedicated to always putting students first while simultaneously guiding educators in their professional growth.