The schools of Franklin West Supervisory Union are supported by the employees of the central office. Their work is often unseen, but is vital to the success of the system. In this new feature, we will share profiles of the folks working behind the scenes at FWSU:

Penny Decatur

Penny Decatur, Payroll Specialist & HR Assistant


What’s your job title?
Payroll Specialist & HR Assistant  

What sort of duties do you have at work?
Payroll, direct deposits, taxes, W2’s, quarterly state and federal reports, assist with human resources

What’s the most exciting part of your job?
Helping people 

 Do you have any pets?
Not yet.  Not for the lack of trying. Someday, I will have a dog and her name will be Gracie. 

 What was your favorite subject in school?
Espanol 

Do you like roller coasters?
Ummmm… that would be NO!!

Danielle Drogalis

Danielle Drogalis, Data Manager & Assessment Coordinator


What’s your job title?
Data Manager & Assessment Coordinator 

What sort of duties do you have at work?
SBAC Training, Support & Set-Up
-Data systems- Set Up, training, growth
-Positioning Data & Assessment to support curriculum, instruction, assessment and MTSS

 What’s the most exciting part of your job?
Partnering for Growth

 Do you have any pets?
Oooh, yes! A Husky, a German Shepherd, 3 cats and a turtle.   

 What was your favorite subject in school?
SCIENCE!!

Do you like roller coasters?
In my previous life. Yes. Yes I did.  

Candace Truso

Candace Truso, Executive Assistant


What’s your job title?
Executive Assistant to the Superintendent and Director of Curriculum 

What sort of duties do you have at work?
I have the fun job of saying hello to everyone that comes into our building and who calls the office.  I get to help the Superintendent, Director of Curriculum, school boards and anyone in our school districts with something they might need extra help with.  I also manage the SU’s website and social media accounts.  Make sure to like, share, and comment! 

 What’s the most exciting part of your job?
Getting to order super cool things, like Gaga Pits, for our awesome students! 

 Do you have any pets?
Yes! A very sweet Goldendoodle named Ruby and a rabbit named Bobo Bunny.  

 What was your favorite subject in school?
ART

Do you like roller coasters?
YES!!  I can’t wait to bring my boys Jacob and Benjamin to an amusement park to ride some coasters with them when they are tall enough! 

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