Mrs. Santilli began her teaching career at Mentor Memorial Junior High School teaching art from 1987 to 1998. She first came to Kenston in 1998 as assistant principal. She then returned to Mentor as principal from 2002 to 2004. She served as principal at Maple Heights before returning to Kenston in 2007 as principal of the high school. She has served as Assistant Superintendent since 2011.
She will begin her new duties on August 1.