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Armstrong, Teresa
Cafeteria
Stephanie Beck
Beck, Stephanie
Principal
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7410

Mrs. Beck joins the ECLC staff after taking some time off from education to raise her family.  She graduated from Penn State University with a Bachelor's of Science in Secondary Education in 1996.  She taught social studies at Maplewood High School.  While teaching, Mrs. Beck earned a master's degree from Edinboro University in Guidance and Counseling and a principal's certificate.  She became assistant principal at Saegertown Elementary in 2004 before moving to Crawford Central School District in 2006 to be the elementary principal at Neason Hill.  In her free time, Mrs. Beck loves spending time with her husband and children. 

Erin S Cleland
Cleland, Erin S
K5 Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7007
Mrs. Cleland earned her Undergraduate Degree from Slippery Rock University with a Major in Elementary Education and a Minor in Early Childhood Education.  She received her Master's Degree from Clarion University as a Reading Specialist.  Mrs. Cleland began working for the Titusville Area School District in 2000 as a Title 1 Reading Specialist and spent seven years at the three elementary schools in the district.  In 2007 Mrs. Cleland began teaching K5 at the ECLC.
Cheri D Finlan
Finlan, Cheri D
K5 Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7011
Mrs. Finlan graduated in 2001 from Clarion University with a Bachelor of Science  Degree in Early Childhood and Special Education.  She had taught Kindergarten/Special Education in Warren County for three years.  Since 2004, Mrs. Finlan has been teaching at the Early Childhood Learning Center, she taught Special Education for three years and has been teaching K5 for the past eight years.
Jennifer Myer Guntrum
Guntrum, Jennifer Myer
K4 Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7013

Mrs. Guntrum attended Clarion University and received her degree in Elementary Education and a Master's Degree as a Reading Specialist.  Mrs. Guntrum has been teaching in the Titusville Area School District since 1997.  Outside of school Mrs. Guntrum enjoys spending time with family and friends.

Marissa Hanely
Hanely, Marissa
Librarian
Office: 814-827-2715
Miss Hanely was hired in the district in 2016 as the Librarian for Pleasantville, Main Street, Hydetown and the ECLC.  She was born and raised in Neiltown, PA.  She attended VCHS and went on to earn a Bachelor's Degree in Library Science.  She is currently working on her Master's degree and has taken on the LEGO coach position at Main Street Elementary.  In her off time, she works as a climbing/COPE instructor at CTSR and volunteers at her church as a teacher and a cantor.  She also spends a good amount of time kayaking and reading.
Lori E Hauptman
Hauptman, Lori E
K4 Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7001

Mrs. Hauptman started with the Titusville Area School District in 1992.  She graduated from Gannon University with dual certifications in Elementary/Early Childhood Education.

Patricia L Henderson
Henderson, Patricia L
K5 Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7008
Mrs. Henderson has been employed with the Titusville Area School District since 1999 when she began working part-time as the Parent Partner for the Read to Succeed program.  Mrs. Henderson is currently a full-time kindergarten teacher at the Early Childhood Learning Center.  Mrs. Henderson was educated in Corry, PA and graduated from Corry Area High School.  After graduation she began attending college at Edinboro University of Pennsylvania, she transferred to Towson State University in Maryland.  Mrs. Henderson graduated from Edinboro University where she earned her Bachelor of Science Degree in Elementary Education.  Upon continuing her education, she has added several credits in the areas of Education/Early Childhood from a variety of institutions.
Leonard Hetrick
Hetrick, Leonard
Custodian
Office: 814-827-2715 x 2500

Mr. Hetrick  was hired as a night shift custodian at TMS in 2011 and transferred to the ECLC in 2019.

Sarah Hofstetter
Hofstetter, Sarah
Music Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7016
Miss Hofstetter was hired in July of 2013 to join the Early Childhood Learning Center staff.  She graduated in 2004 from McDowell High School in Erie PA.  She went on to study music at Mercyhurst College and graduated in 2007, cum laude, with a Bachelors of Music Degree in Music Education.  Immediately after graduation Miss Hofstetter was hired in July of 2013 to join the Early Childhood Learning Center staff.  She graduated in 2004 from McDowell High School in Erie PA.  Miss Hofstetter went on to study music at Mercyhurst College in Erie PA she graduated in 2007, cum laude, with a Bachelors of Music in Music Education.  Immediately after graduating college, Miss Hofstetter was recruited to teach in Salisbury, MD.  Miss Hofstetter taught music for five years for the Wicomico County Board of Education at a primary school.  Outside of school, Miss Hofstetter enjoys crafting, shopping and spending time with her family and her dog, Minnie.  Miss Hofstetter also loves Zumba and is a licensed Zumba instructor.  In addition she is serving as the district's assistant marching band director.
Holes, Jeanine
Paraprofessional
Mary James
James, Mary
Paraprofessional
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7402
Mrs. James has worked at the Early Childhood Learning Center as an educational aide since 1993. Mrs. James also assists in the lunchroom and office.
Jennifer Johnston
Johnston, Jennifer
School Psychologist
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7430/6430/54
Mrs. Johnston is a graduate of Edinboro University where she received her Master's degree.  She is certified as both a K-12 principal and school psychologist.  Prior to joining TASD she worked for Lakeview School District as their school psychologist before moving into the position of Federal Programs/Special Education director.
Courtney Kline
Kline, Courtney
Speech Therapist
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7015/4198
Miss Kline completed her undergraduate and graduate work at Clarion University where she received her M.S. in Speech-Language Pathology. She started her career in the medical field providing adult speech and language therapy in rehabilitation facilities in the Altoona and Clearfield areas. Miss Kline also worked at Franklin Area School District providing services to grades K-12. She is a member of the American Speech-Language and Hearing Association along with the Pennsylvania Speech and Hearing Association.
Lingo, Kathleen
Cafeteria
Donna McAllister
McAllister, Donna
School Nurse
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5435

Donna McAllister worked as a nurse at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for four years before moving to Titusville. She has worked in a doctor’s office and at Titusville Area Hospital in the Cardiac Rehab Department. Mrs. McAllister started working for Titusville Area School District in 2007 as a nurse technician. In 2013 she was hired as the Elementary School Nurse for the district.  Mrs. McAllister received her BSN from IUP. She completed her certification in School Nursing from Gannon University.

Emmett McDonald
McDonald, Emmett
K5 Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7005
Mr. McDonald, a native of Kane, PA graduated from Clarion University in 1998 with a B.S. in Elementary Education. He started teaching in 1999 at Pleasantville Elementary, teaching third grade for six years, then fourth grade for eight years. He taught sixth grade Reading and PA & The World at TMS before joining the ECLC staff in 2016. Mr. McDonald has enjoyed coaching track, football, and little league baseball over the past 16 years.


Stacey A McDonald
McDonald, Stacey A
Title 1 Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7023

Mrs. McDonald is currently a reading specialist at the ECLC.  She graduated from Titusville High School in 1991.  Mrs. McDonald attended Clarion University and earned a Bachelor's Degree in both Elementary and Early Childhood Education.  While working as a substitute teacher for many local school districts, Mrs. McDonald continued her education and received a Master's Degree as a Reading Specialist.  Mrs. McDonald taught first grade at Pleasantville Elementary School for six years, before transferring to the ECLC.

Carrie H McGaughey
McGaughey, Carrie H
K5 Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7006

Mrs. McGaughey is a 1990 graduate of Clarion University, she had taught 2nd grade, pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, art and music at St. Titus School for five years. Mrs. McGaughey has been a teacher in the Titusville Area School District since 2004. She has taught K5 at the Early Childhood Learning Center for the last 12 years. Mrs. McGaughey lives in Titusville with her husband Mike and has two children.

Valerie Montini
Montini, Valerie
Secretary to the Principal
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7400

Mrs. Montini is the Secretary to the Principal at the Early Childhood Learning Center.  Mrs. Montini has been employed by the Titusville Area School District since 1991.
 

Tara F Nichols
Nichols, Tara F
Counselor
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7020&6430

Tara Nichols is the Elementary School Counselor for Grades K4-5. She is originally from Titusville, and is a 1995 graduate of Titusville High School. She attended Penn State University in University Park, Pennsylvania, and obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Human Development and Family Studies. Tara completed her graduate work at Westminster College, and received a Master’s Degree and Certification in Elementary School Counseling.

Tara was previously employed as a social worker by Riverview Intermediate Unit 6. She has worked in the Titusville Area School District since the implementation of the Elementary Student Assistance Program in 2004. She lives in Centerville with her husband and children.

Renee Porcenaluk
Porcenaluk, Renee
Paraprofessional
Mrs. Porcelaluk was hired by the district in 2002 and has worked as a math intervention aide at Pleasantville and as a classroom aide at the ECLC.
Jearetta Proper
Proper, Jearetta
Learning Support Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7021
Miss Proper has been working at Titusville Area schools since 2012. She began teaching sixth grade in Reading, Language Arts, and Math as an interventionist for struggling students.  In 2017 she moved to the ECLC in the  special education department.
Tricia C Skinner
Skinner, Tricia C
K5 Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7009
Mrs. Skinner graduated from Edinboro University with a Bachelor's Degree in Elementary Education.  She continued her education and received her Master's Degree from Edinboro University in Early Childhood.  Mrs. Skinner's experience includes Pre-School through sixth grade.  Mrs. Skinner has been teaching at the Early Childhood Learning Center for the past eight years.  She resides in Titusville along with her husband and children and enjoys watching and coaching sports.
Jeff Stearns
Stearns, Jeff
Custodian
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7500
Mr. Stearns has been employed by Titusville Area School District since September 2008. Presently, he is working as a custodian at the Early Childhood Learning Center.
Hollie Tainton
Tainton, Hollie
Gifted Program
Office: 814-827-2715 x 1107
Mrs. Tainton is a graduate of Edinboro University where she earned a Master’s degree in Special Education. She has been teaching at T.A.S.D. since 2004. Currently, Mrs. Tainton is the K-12 Gifted Coordinator and the T.H.S. Academic Challenge Club advisor.
Mrs. Jennifer L Tridico
Tridico, Mrs. Jennifer L
Physical Education Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7018
Mrs. Tridico graduated from Penn State University, she moved to the Titusville area in 1992.  Mrs. Tridico began teaching physical education and technology at Saint Titus School.  In 2004,  she became the physical education instructor at the Early Childhood Learning Center. Mrs.Tridico implemented the Action Based Learning Lab as the foundation of a daily kindergarten physical education program.
Marie Vincent
Vincent, Marie
School Nurse Tech
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5435
Mrs. Vincent is a graduate of Titusville High School.  She has been with the school district since 2015 as a nurse technician.  Her nursing experience is primarily in the field of pediatrics, having been employed in two pediatric physicians’ offices from 1999 to 2007. She has also worked in Franklin at Magee Women’s Specialty.   She enjoys spending time with her husband and three children.  Her favorite past time is watching her children participate in their activities. 

 

Jennifer Wakefield
Wakefield, Jennifer
School Nurse Tech
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5435
Miss. Wakefield has been with the school district since August 2014 as a Nurse Technician. She is a native of Titusville and graduated from T.H.S. in 1999. She worked at the Titusville Hospital for 11 years prior to starting at T.H.S. and TMS. She continues to work at Titusville Hospital as well. She enjoys spending her time with her two wonderful children, Kali and Sam.


Katie A Witosky
Witosky, Katie A
K4 Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7004
Mrs. Witosky graduated from Titusville High School in 1998.  She attended Mercyhurst College in Erie, PA and received her Bachelor's Degree in Early Childhood Education and Special Education.  Mrs. Witosky completed her graduate work through Wilkes University and received a Master's Degree in Education  Development and Strategies.  Mrs. Witosky has taught special education at the Early Childhood Learning Center for several years and has now teaching in a K4 classroom.
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