Penn Manor welcomed 17 new teachers, nurses and counseling staff members for the 2015-2016 school year during New Teacher Orientation Day Wednesday.
In all, 22 new professional staff members have been added for the coming year, following the retirement of 11 employees in June. The new staff include:
Lori Bradley, physical education; Connie Kinser, kindergarten; and Shannon Madara, school counselor.
Jennifer Fisher, learning support.
Kim Braun, school nurse.
Jarred Fitzkee, grade 3.
Antonella Kirchner, kindergarten
Jourdan Brill, grade 2.
Dan Baer, learning support/life skills
Melanie Allen, grade 2; Katie Lutz, academic support/grade 3; Jillian Pechiro, grade 4; Amy Stigelman, learning support; and Stevie Younker, learning support.
John Brubaker Jr., technology education/head football coach; Mallory MacPherson, art; Jodi Swartz-Rankin, learning support; John Tercha, emotional support; Kimberly Tercha, learning support/math; and Dana Wile, school counselor.
Danita Baber, school psychologist
Alisha Gerhart, technology education
To all new staff members, welcome to the Penn Manor family, and best wishes!