(5-30-19) Kelli Thobe will become the new Elementary Principal (PK-5) at Fort Recovery Local Schools on June 3, 2019. She is replacing Tracy Evers-Westgerdes, who will be returning to the classroom for the 2019-2020 school year as a music instructor.
Thobe has been the Assistant Principal at Celina Primary School hsince 2013. She has previous teaching experience at New Knoxville Local Schools as a Math teacher from 2006-2013.
Thobe has served on committees for building/district improvement, student interventions, teacher leadership and student engagement. She also assisted to oversee and manage approximately 600 students and 90 staff members and is credentialed as an OTES evaluator, PBIS trainer, CPI certified, CPR/AED certified and is a New Teacher Mentor.
Thobe is a New Bremen grad, received a Bachelor’s Degree from Ohio State University, a Master of Arts in Teaching from Ohio State University and a Masters of Education in School Leadership from Concordia University. Kelli currently resides in Chickasaw, Ohio with her husband and children.