Portrait of Joseph Candela

Joseph Candela

Mr. Candela is the Superintendent of Ubly Community Schools.  He is 1989 graduate from Ubly and is extremely excited to be back home.   Mr. Candela has been in education for 20 years serving as a teacher, principal, and superintendent.  Mr. Candela received his Teaching Certification and Bachelor’s Degree from University of Michigan-Flint, his Master’s degree from Central Michigan University in Educational Leadership.  Most recently, Mr. Candela obtained his Specialist Degree from Central Michigan University.  Mr. Candela is going on his 16th year as Superintendent.


Jr/Sr High School Principal

Portrait of Yvonne O'Connor

Yvonne O'Connor

Mrs. Yvonne O'Connor is the Jr/Sr High School Principal. Mrs. O'Connor,  a 1981 Ubly graduate, is happy to return to her alma mater as an administrator.  Mrs. O’Connor has 33 years in education, serving 24 years in the Ubly District as a teacher in kindergarten and 2nd grade, Curriculum Director and Special Ed Coordinator. Mrs. O'Connor earned her Bachelors at Michigan State University, Elementary Endorsement at Central Michigan University, and a Masters in Teaching at Saginaw Valley State University.  She received her Education Specialist degree in Administration and Central Office at Saginaw Valley State University. 


Elementary School Principal

Portrait of Jill Ogryski

Jill Ogryski

Mrs. Jill Ogryski is the new Ubly Elementary Principal. Mrs. Ogryski is a proud Ubly alumni, graduating in 1992. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education in 1996 from Michigan State University and her Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership from Saginaw Valley State University in 2000.  Mrs. Ogryski has been in education for 25 years, serving 24 of those years in the Ubly district as a Young Fives, Kindergarten and Second Grade teacher.


Contact Information

Jill Ogryski
Elementary Principal
Yvonne O'Connor
Jr./Sr. High School Principal