JoAnn Balazs is the Assistant Superintendent for the Sweet Home Central School District. Prior to her work at Sweet Home, she served at Erie 1 BOCES as the Director of Management Services and Principal of the Harkness Career & Technical Center. Balazs began her career in education as an English teacher at Amherst Central High School, where she later served as the Assistant Principal and Principal. Prior to her career in education, she was an attorney with Brick, Brick, and Elmer, PC. Balazs earned her Juris Doctor at University at Buffalo School of Law; dual Masters degrees at Canisius College in Education and Education Leadership; and a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from SUNY Geneneso. Balazs also serves as an adjunct at Canisius College in the School of Educational Leadership.