- Berea City School District
Get to know the "Voice on the Phone"
Stephanie Kronika has been a part of BCSD for 3 years. She is an Administrative Assistant in the Berea-Midpark High School counseling office.
Bridget Knight - 02/25/2021
Bridget Knight has been a part of BCSD for 3 years. She works at BMHS as the administrative assistant in records. She previously worked at Central Office as an administrative assistant in Academic Affairs.
Barbara Poney - 02/11/2021
Barbara Poney has been a part of BCSD for 17 years. She has held a number of positions including Instructional Assistant, Intervention Associate, Office Assistant and Administrative Asstistant at various locations; Brookview, Grindstone, Midpark, Central Office and Berea-Midpark High School. She is currently an Administrative Assistant at BMHS.
Working at the BMHS gives her the opportunity to interact with staff, families and the community by phone and in person.
“I like the variety. Every day and every year you are dealing with new people. The staff and some of the work remains the same, but the students and parents are change. Each day is a new day.”
Barb is married and a mother of 2 sons. She’s a proud Cleveland girl, beekeeper, and loves her family, football, cooking, yoga, nature and the outdoors.
Bonnie Zeiger - 01/27/2021
Bonnie Zeiger has been a part of BCSD for 26 years. She was an Intervention Associate from 1997-2004 and then became the Administrative Assistant and Secretary at J&G Snow School.
Renee Eckstine - 01/20/2021
Renee Eckstine has been a part of BCSD for 9 1/2 years. She is EMIS Coordinator for reporting student and staff data to the Ohio Department of Education for funding mandates as well as Data Manager and Coordinator for the Infinite Campus student software program.
Working at the Administration Building gives her the opportunity to interact with staff, families and the community by phone and in person.
"I enjoy the daily interaction with the other staff members. I appreciate their willingness to adapt to the many state mandates/changes that come their way. I also enjoy helping the parents and students as they navigate technology related questions and issues with Infinite Campus."
Renee married her high school sweetheart 37 years ago. She and her husband have two young adult children and a precious grandchild. She loves to travel and spend time with family and friends.
Geraldine Kretschmar - 01/06/2021
Geraldine Kretschmar started as a substitute employee in 1987. She then was hired to work at Smith School in the Adult Education/Community Service Department as an Office Assistant. Beginning in 1990, she spent the majority of her years as the Administrative Assistant to the Principal at Ford School until it closed. She currently is the 5th grade Administrative Assistant at Berea-Midpark Middle School.
In 2019, she was recognized by Berea-Midpark Middle School as the Classified Professional of the Year and also by the Berea Board of Education for her dedication and commitment to what it means to “Be A Titan.”
Working at Berea-Midpark Middle School gives her the opportunity to interact with staff, families and the community by phone and in person.
"I LOVE WHAT I DO...helping the staff, parents, and students throughout the day...and all that entails. There is no job I'd rather have. I've met so many wonderful parents and students, and have worked with so many great administrators, teachers, and other staff members over the years. Truly blessed throughout my career and it's not over yet!"
Sharene Klink - 12/16/2020