Meet the Administrators

Meet the Administrators

Maine Memorial Administration

Linda Kelly, Principal

Linda Kelly
Linda Kelly has been the principal at Maine Memorial Elementary School since 2012. Before becoming principal, Mrs. Kelly served as the school’s assistant principal for one year. She was also the Homer Brink Elementary School assistant principal for three years.
Mrs. Kelly began her career at Maine-Endwell as a teacher at Homer Brink, and she also taught seventh grade reading at the Middle School.
Mrs. Kelly received her Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Justice from State University of New York at Oswego and her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education N-6 from State University of New York at Cortland. She received her Master of Science Degree in Reading K-12, and a Certification of Advanced Study in Educational Administration from State University of New York at Cortland.

Michael Aubel, Director of Auxiliary Services

Michael Aubel has served as the director of auxiliary services since 2008. He also serves as the assistant principal at Maine Memorial Elementary School. Prior to this administrative role, Mr. Aubel served as the Maine-Endwell High School assistant principal for three years. Before coming to Maine-Endwell, Mr. Aubel was the interim business official for the Owego-Apalachin School District, was a special education teacher at that district and was also the OA varsity baseball coach.
Mr. Aubel received his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology/Education from St. Lawrence University and his Master of Science degree in Special Education from Mercyhurst College. He holds a Certificate of Advanced Study in Educational Administration from State University of New York at Cortland. In addition to his certification in school district administration,Mr. Aubel holds a permanent certification in special education and a provisional certification in biology.
Mr. Aubel is the district’s Medicaid Compliance Officer and is actively involved in both teacher and principal Annual Professional Performance Review (APPR) development and implementation for the district.

The Role of the Elementary School Principal

Maine-Endwell’s elementary school principals oversee all aspects of elementary education and programs and are liaisons for their building, reporting directly to the Superintendent of Schools and the Board of Education. Principals are involved in all aspects of curriculum, programs, and decisions pertaining to early kindergarten through fifth grade.
They oversee all elementary New York State testing, all student assessments, goals, professional staff and non-instructional staff observations and evaluations (APPR). They provide professional development opportunities for staff, and are members of, and oversee, all committees involved in elementary programs.
Other principal duties include, but are not limited to:
  • Building Level DASA (Dignity for All Students Act) Compliance Officer
  • Oversee Aspects of Day-to-Day Operations of the Building
  • Creation and Implementation of Building Schedules
  • Oversight of Building Security & Student Safety
  • Building-Level Personnel Hiring
  • Maintaining School Web Page
  • Student Discipline
  • Parent Relations
  • Represent Building at Board of Education and BOCES Meetings; Presentations to Board of Education
  • Work with PTA groups
  • Field Trips
  • Create and Oversee Building Budget
  • Staff Mentoring
  • Implementation and Oversight of District Policies
  • Implementation and Oversight of Building Policies


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