Matt Plybon has been the principal at Whittier Elementary since 2004. Prior to this, Plybon served as the principal of Franklin Elementary from 2000-04.
Before coming to Massillon in 2000, Plybon was a fourth-grade teacher at Orrville City Schools from 1991-2000.
Plybon received his bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Bowling Green State University and his master of educational administration from Ashland University. Plybon also received his five-year principal licensure and five-year superintendent licensure from Ashland University.
In the community, Plybon is a United Way building fundraiser coordinator, American Heart Association Jump Rope for Heart coordinator and member of the Orrville Shade Tree Commission. He is also a member of the Whittier Wild Cats Relay for Life committee.