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Adult Division: 330-729-4100

High School: 330-729-4000

STEM+ME2: 330-729-4000 Ext.1207

MCCTC Administration

Our administrators' goals are to create an atmosphere that sets high educational expectations for all students and provide a supportive system to assure those goals are satisfied. We accomplish this by encouraging a positive school culture, setting high criteria for teacher performance, heightened academic expectations for students and engaging strong community and alumni involvement.

Mara Banfield - Principal - Curriculum and Instruction

Mara Banfield

Principal - Curriculum and Instruction


Mara Banfield alt="Mara Banfield - Principal - Curriculum and Instruction"

Email: mara.banfield@mahoningctc.com

Extension: 1207

Mara Banfield is Principal, Curriculum and Instruction, at MCCTC. Previously Mara has served as a Principal at Canfield Village Middle School. She also was an Instructional Consultant at the MCESC, and Assistant Principal at Austintown Fitch High School. Prior to becoming an administrator, Mara taught science at the high school level. Mara is a graduate of The Ohio State University (undergraduate) and Cleveland State University (graduate). Mara was a collegiate athlete and officiates NCAA Women's Lacrosse. She lives in Poland, Ohio with her husband Brian, and has two stepsons Bryce and Blake.

Matt Campbell - Principal - Career Technical Education

Matt Campbell

Principal - Career Technical Education


Matt Campbell alt="Matt Campbell - Principal - Career Technical Education"

Email: matt.campbell@mahoningctc.com

Extension: 1871

Matt Campbell is the Principal of the Global Academy at MCCTC. Matt has been a Social Studies and Career Based Intervention teacher for 18 years. He was first hired by the MCCTC in 2007 and based at Poland Seminary High School. Matt has previously taught at Columbiana, Crestview, and Cardinal Mooney High Schools. He has also served in many coaching capacities as a high school football, baseball, and softball head coach and assistant coach. Matt earned his Bachelor’s Degree in History from John Carroll University and his Master’s Degree in Education Administration from Youngstown State University. He and his wife Lisa Campbell live in Canfield, OH and are proud parents of three children: Emma, Matthew, and Addison.

Jessica Cene - Community Outreach Coordinator

Jessica Cene

Community Outreach Coordinator


Jessica Cene alt="Jessica Cene - Community Outreach Coordinator"

Email: jessica.cene@mahoningctc.com

Extension: 1214

Jane  Hogan - Principal - Director of Special Education

Jane Hogan

Principal - Director of Special Education


Jane Hogan alt="Jane Hogan - Principal - Director of Special Education"

Email: jane.hogan@mahoningctc.com

Extension: 1204

Jane Hogan has been with the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center since 1993.  She is the Director of Special Education/ Principal.  She graduated from the University of Iowa with a Bachelor's Degree in Education in 1978.  She completed a Masters in Applied Social Science Administration from Case Western Reserve University.  Her husband, Bill, is the Psychology Supervisor for Trumbull ESC.

Dr. Ronald Iarussi - Superintendent

Dr. Ronald Iarussi



Dr. Ronald Iarussi alt="Dr. Ronald Iarussi - Superintendent"

Email: ronald.iarussi@mahoningctc.com

Extension: 1109

Dr. Ronald J. Iarussi has served as the Superintendent since August 1, 2014 as a result of a shared service agreement passed by the boards of education of the Mahoning County ESC and the Mahoning County CTC. He is also currently the Superintendent of the Mahoning County Educational Service Center. He has served local districts as superintendent, assistant  superintendent, principal, assistant principal and social studies teacher. Dr. Iarussi graduated from Youngstown State University with a doctoral degree in May 2014. He also holds a Masters Degree from Ashland and a Bachelors Degree from YSU. He resides in Struthers with his wife Pam and two children, Keary and AJ.

Blaise  Karlovic - Treasurer-CFO

Blaise Karlovic



Blaise Karlovic alt="Blaise Karlovic - Treasurer-CFO"

Email: blaise.karlovic@mahoningctc.com

Extension: 1183

Ralph  Sandy - Principal-Dean of Students

Ralph Sandy

Principal-Dean of Students


Ralph Sandy alt="Ralph Sandy - Principal-Dean of Students"

Email: ralph.sandy@mahoningctc.com

Extension: 1203

Ralph Sandy has been at the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center since 2007 when he was hired as a Social Studies teacher, prior to that he spent 11 years teaching in the Struthers City Schools. In 2009 he joined the MCCTC Administrative team as the Assistant Principal, and in 2014 was named Principal.  Ralph received his Bachelor’s Degree from Youngstown State University and his Master’s degree and Superintendent's license from Ashland University.  Ralph has 2 sons, Ralph Jr. and Avery.

John Sipusic - EMIS Coordinator

John Sipusic

EMIS Coordinator


John Sipusic alt="John Sipusic - EMIS Coordinator"

Email: john.sipusic@mahoningctc.com

Extension: 1211

Chris Stewart - Technology Supervisor

Chris Stewart

Technology Supervisor


Chris Stewart alt="Chris Stewart - Technology Supervisor"

Email: chris.stewart@mahoningctc.com

Extension: 1181

John Zehentbauer - Assistant Superintendent

John Zehentbauer

Assistant Superintendent


John Zehentbauer alt="John Zehentbauer - Assistant Superintendent"

Email: john.zehentbauer@mahoningctc.com

Extension: 1001

John Zehentbauer has been with the Mahoning County Career and Technical Center since 1991 when he taught Aviation Maintenance Technology until 1999. He then served as Career Technical Supervisor at MCCTC from 2000-2007 moving into the MCCTC Director position from 2007-2014. Mr. Zehentbauer is currently the  Assistant Superintendent at MCCTC.  He earned his BS and Masters at Kent State University where he is also an adjunct professor. He and his wife MaryBeth have 3 children, Brian, Ashley and Emily.


7300 North Palmyra Rd., Canfield, OH 44406 • High School - 330-729-4000 • Adult Division - 330-729-4100

Governing Board Members

  • Attorney Kathi McNabb-Welsh, President
  • Michael Stanko, Vice President
  • Attorney David Engler, Board Member
  • Mr. Richard S. Scarsella, Board Member
  • Ms. Beth Donofrio, Board Member
  • Mr. Ronald Shives, Board Member
  • Mrs. Marie Dockry, Board Member

Additional Board Information

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