Mrs. Machamer is very excited to be the principal at West Elementary. She became joined the team in the summer of 2015. She has served as both the district literacy coach and South Elementary assistant principal. She spent most of her teaching career at Maysville Local Schools in rural Muskingum County, Ohio. At Maysville, she held many roles including third and fourth grade classroom teacher, literacy coach/coordinator, and elementary media specialist.
Mrs. Machamer is a 1996 graduate of Kent State University where she earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education with a Minor in Reading. She continued her education at Walden University and earned her Master of Science Degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Reading and Literacy in 2007. In 2014, she completed an Endorsement in Educational Leadership at Western Governor's University and received her PK-12 Principal Licensure.
Each day Mrs. Machamer opens the doors to over 900 kindergarten through fourth grade students where she strives to build a climate of positivity for both teaching and learning. Mrs. Machamer is committed to the education and success of all children. She is passionate about being an educator and enjoys working with students and teachers. She is also a wife and mom of two girls, Madelyn and Anna.