• Administrative Team


    Steve Deitrick Principal

    Steve Deitrick was named the Principal of Center Middle School in April of 2015. As Principal, Deitrick provides instructional support for staff in efforts to maximize student achievement. He also helps to create and foster a safe and collaborative environment for both students and staff.

    Deitrick earned a B.A. in Education and a Master’s Degree in Education Administration both from the University of Akron.

    Prior to becoming the Principal of Center Middle School, Deitrick was an Assistant Principal at Strongsville High School. Before coming to Strongsville City Schools, he was a Science Teacher at Buchtel High School in Akron for 11 years and the Assistant Principal at Barberton High School for 7 years

    Kelli Izzo

    Kelli Izzo - Assistant Principal
    (440) 572-7086

    Class of 2023


    Mike Vukovich
    Mike Vukovich- Assistant Principal
    (440) 572-7078
     Class of 2022 & 2024


    Diane Vargo - Main Office Secretary
    First Floor 
    Debra Cook - Attendance/ Main Office Clerk
    First and Second Floor 

    Patti Patti Bendzuck - Guidance Clerk 
    Third Floor

    Toni DeGraeve
     - School Nurse
    First Floor