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Get to Know Ms. Kira Karabanovs - John Muir Elementary School Dean of Students

kiraOctober 1, 2021

We have several new administrators and administrators who have changed positions in our school district this school year! 

Learn more about our leaders! 

Ms. Kira Karabanovs
John Muir Elementary School Dean of Students

Past positions held in PCSD and other districts: 

Pleasant Valley - Dean of Students


Cleveland State University - Master's Social Work

How does it feel to be in this new position?

Very excited about this new opportunity at John Muir. Very excited to work with students to provide an amazing learning environment for all students.

What are you most looking forward to this school year?

Getting to know the students and families at John Muir. To continue to grow the PBIS program at John Muir.

Short-term goals you would like to achieve in your new position? Any long-term goals?

Short-term goals - be approachable and identify the supports and needs of the staff.

What is one thing you want people to know about you?

Very focused on relationships - I believe that positive relationships encourage students' motivation and engagement in learning.

Any other details about you that you would like to share?

I have 13 amazing nieces and nephews who are known as "The Peeps." I have two dogs. I love all things Cleveland especially the Cleveland Indians and trying out new restaurants. I also teach at Cleveland State University and Case Western University.