Mr. Mike Wells is starting his 9th year at the Canton Area Elementary School.  Before his tenure in Canton, he worked in the Wyalusing Area, Towanda Area, and Northern Tioga School Districts.  His roles in these districts included 7th and 8th grade math and science teacher, high school guidance counselor, athletic director, assistant elementary principal, principal of student services, and elementary principal.

Mr. Wells received a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Psychology and Elementary Education Teaching Certification from the University of Pittsburgh @ Bradford.  While in college he played basketball and was an assistant coach.  He has also received Masters’ Degrees from Bucknell University (Education/Secondary Guidance) and Edinboro University (Educational Leadership).  After becoming a principal, he returned to Edinboro University and earned his Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility.

Mr. Wells is a graduate of Troy High School and currently resides in Sayre, PA with his daughter Maci.  He enjoys sports, hunting, and officiating basketball games.

Brianna Ward

Mrs. Brianna Ward is the Secretary to the Elementary Principal.  Some of her duties include:
  • Daily student attendance
  • Manage daily substitute teacher coverage
  • Enrollment & withdraw of students
  • Updating student records
  • Purchase orders

Siarra Shanley

Mrs. Shanley is the CES receptionist and building secretary.  Some of her duties include:

  • Attendance
  • Attendance Letters
  • Monthly newsletters
  • Assist faculty with copies
  • Front door security and greeting guests