Penn Manor welcomed 17 new teachers for the 2017-2018 school year during New Teacher Orientation Day, held Aug. 7 and 8, at Manor Middle School.
In all, 20 teachers and four other professional staff members have been hired for the coming year. Some of the teachers previously served in long-term substitute or other positions at Penn Manor schools, but most of them are completely new to the school district. The new hires, pending school board approval, include:
Melissa Mealy, assistant principal; Taylor Miller, learning support; Sarah Santos-Jagroo, grade 1; Jenna Ioannidis, academic support.
Central Manor Elementary
Matthew Kersic and Karlie Feaster, grade 6.
Penn Manor HS
Angelika Koener, French and German; Chloe Hartung, earth science; Kyle Lainhoff, special education/School to Work; Caleb Smith, art; and Christine Donahue, school psychologist.
Marticville Middle School
Ken Webster, dean of students; Rachel Oler and Danielle Croft, reading; Brittany Patterson, social studies; and Courtney Bussard, math.
Jeb Thompson, grade 4; Glenn Wolfe, grade 4; Amanda Davis, grade 1.
Courtney Wagner, learning/life skills support, grades 4-6.
Maria Anderson, art
Ashley Zook, school nurse.
Jason Mattern is the district’s new athletic director, replacing Jeff Roth. Allison Mattern is the district’s new English curriculum supervisor.
To all new staff members, welcome to the Penn Manor family, and best wishes for the 2018-2019 school year!