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Betty Allis
Allis, Betty
Lane Baker
Baker, Lane
4th Grade Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5314

Mr. Baker has taught in the Titusville Area School District for twenty-five years. He started at Cherrytree Elementary and then moved to Main Street Elementary. He graduated from Slippery Rock University with a degree in commercial recreation and later returned to Edinboro University to attain his teaching degree. He has coached basketball and softball while at TASD. Mr. Baker likes to golf, bowl and hunt in his free time. 

Kristie Baldwin
Baldwin, Kristie
Elementary Transition Program Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5116
Miss Baldwin is  a graduate of Slippery Rock University with a BS in early childhood education and special education.   Prior to joining the faculty at TASD she worked as a mid-level special education teacher at Warren Co. School District. 
Cathleen G Bodamer
Bodamer, Cathleen G
5th Grade Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5308

Mrs. Bodamer holds an Associate in Specialized Business Degree from the Erie Business Center, and earned a Bachelor of Science In Education and a Master's in Education from Edinboro University, in Edinboro, Pennsylvania. She began to teach full time in the Titusville Area School District in June 1999 at Main Street Elementary.

Lisa M Bowser
Bowser, Lisa M
5th Grade Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5320

Mrs. Bowser is a graduate of Titusville High School. She received a Bachelor’s Degree in Education with a Minor in Mathematics from Edinboro University. Mrs. Bowser began teaching in the Titusville Area School District in 1991 as a sixth grade teacher at Pleasantville Elementary School. She taught sixth grade for six years and then became a fifth grade teacher at Pleasantville. Mrs. Bowser currently teaches fourth grade at Main Street Elementary where she hopes to continue to teach for many more years.

Joan M Brooks
Brooks, Joan M
1st Grade Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5108

Mrs. Brooks, a native of New Castle, graduated from Slippery Rock University in 1992 with a B.S. in Elementary Education.   She started her teaching career as a kindergarten teacher in Virginia before moving to the Titusville area in 1999. In Titusville, she has taught fourth grade at Cherrytree and Pleasantville Elementary Schools.  Mrs. Brooks is currently a first grade teacher at Main Street Elementary. 


Lynette Buzzanca
Buzzanca, Lynette
4th Grade Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5316
Miss Buzzanca began at Main Street Elementary School in 2013 as the Title I Reading Specialist. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education and a Bachelor’s Degree in Special Education both from Geneva College. Miss Buzzanca earned a Master’s Degree in Reading from Edinboro University and spent four years teaching at a private school in North East, Pennsylvania, where she taught second and third grade for two years, then fourth, fifth, sixth, seventh, and eighth grade Language Arts and History for two years.  
Jessica L Crawford
Crawford, Jessica L
3rd Grade Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5214

Mrs. Crawford is a Third Grade teacher at Main Street Elementary School. She graduated from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in 2000 with a Bachelor’s of Science Degree in Education, and then later earned a Master’s Degree in Curriculum and Instruction from Gannon University. Jess has been employed in the Titusville Area School District since 2004.

Ellen M Edwards
Edwards, Ellen M
2nd Grade Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5208

Ellen Edwards resides in Titusville with her family. After graduating from Titusville High School, she attended Clarion University. Mrs. Edwards received a B.S. in Elementary Education and has taught first and second grades in the Titusville Area since that time.


Casey Feiereisen
Feiereisen, Casey
Art Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 4115/5315
Mrs. Feiereisen is a THS graduate and an Edinboro University graduate with a degree in Art K-12 and a minor in special education.  Prior to her hiring as our new elementary art teacher, she was a substitute teacher for the district for the past several years and also worked with the YMCA's 21st Century After School Learning Program as the lead second grade teacher.  In addition she has taught lessons at the Erie Art Museum and was awarded an academic achievement award at Edinboro. She also participated in the NAEA organization.  Mrs. Feireisen and her husband Erik currently reside in Titusville.
Marissa Hanely
Hanely, Marissa
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.
Elizabeth Hasbrouck
Hasbrouck, Elizabeth
Office: 814-827-2715
Dan Hauptman
Hauptman, Dan
Office: 814-827-2715

Mr. Hauptman is a lifelong resident of Titusville. He is a graduate of St. Joseph Academy in Titusville and Lincoln School of Welding where he built ships on Lake Erie. He also received his Practical Nursing License and served 6 years with the United States Army Reserve from 1967 to 1973 with a rank of E-5, and received an honorable discharge. Mr. Hauptman is married with 4 children and 7 grandchildren. He has been with the district since 2013 working as a child specific aide. He is currently a behavioral support aide at Main Street Elementary School.

Gretchen Howard
Howard, Gretchen
Gretchen Howard graduated magna cum laude from the University of Pittsburgh with Bachelor's degrees in Psychology and Art History in April of 2000. She was employed as a Counselor/Advocate, working with victims of sexual and domestic violence, until earning her Masters of Social Work Degree in May of 2013 from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. After becoming a Licensed Social Worker in August of 2013, Gretchen worked as a licensed therapist with a local non-profit agency until accepting the Social Worker Position with United Way of the Titusville Region and the Titusville Area School District.
Gretchen is a lifelong resident of Titusville and in her free time she enjoys being outdoors with her husband and two little boys.  
Heidi Johnson
Johnson, Heidi
1st Grade Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5114
Mrs. Johnson was hired in 2018 as a long term substitute at Pleasantville Elementary and will begin teaching at Main Street Elementary in 19-20 school year for first grade.  She received her teaching degree in Early Childhood Education from Indiana University of PA.   Prior to working for the district she also taught five years for Forest Area School District and two years as a member of  AmeriCorps as a math intervention specialist.
Joanie Jones
Jones, Joanie
Office: 814-827-2715

Mrs. Jones is a graduate of Titusville High School. She has been employed for the district since 1998 as an aide in the elementary school libraries. Mrs. Jones also works at the YMCA 21st Century Program and has previously worked in the banking industry. She enjoys reading and gardening in her spare time.
Jennifer King
King, Jennifer
Speech/Language Therapy Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5206/2121
Jen King is a graduate of Edinboro University with a B.S. in Speech and Hearing Sciences.  She also went on to get her Master's in Speech-Language Pathology.  Her clinical experience includes working with Beverly Health Care, UPMC North and Millcreek Twp School District before being hired by T.A.S.D in 2006.   In her spare time she enjoys family activities, reading, painting and gardening.  
Laura Kiser
Kiser, Laura
Office: 814-827-2715

Mrs. Laura Kiser has been employed by Titusville Area School District since August 2007 as an Educational Aide. 
She is currently working at Main Street Elementary.       


Tasha Ledbetter
Ledbetter, Tasha
Math Interventionist
Tasha worked part-time for the Hydetown cafeteria since March, 2015. She was hired as a math intervention aide for the district at Main Street Elementary in August of 2018. She enjoys reading and traveling with her family. 
Jeffery Ledebur
Ledebur, Jeffery
School Counselor
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5430/6430
Mr. Ledebur joined the TASD staff in September of 2019 as an elementary school counselor. He received his Master's in Education as a Counselor at Westminster College and an M.A. in Higher Education at Geneva College.
Prior to joining the district's staff he worked at the University of Pittsburgh-Titusville campus as a visiting instructor where he coordinated tutoring in the learning center and oversaw faculty tutors.
Kimberly K Martin
Martin, Kimberly K
3rd Grade Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5220
Ms. Martin is a graduate of Titusville High School and Clarion University.  She taught first grade in the Titusville Area School district for sixteen years before moving to the third grade classroom at Main Street Elementary School.   
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.

Emily McQuown
McQuown, Emily
Title I Reading Specialist
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5306

Miss McQuown is a proud graduate of Titusville High School.  She graduated from Clarion University with a Bachelor's in Early Childhood and Elementary Education.  She later went on to earn her Master's degree as a Reading Specialist from Edinboro University.  Previously Emily  worked for the district as both an educational aide and the Title I aide at Main Street.  Emily works with all grade levels as our Title One Reading Specialist. She loves to read and spend time with her family. 

Jolene Nosko
Nosko, Jolene
1st Grade Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5110
Mrs. Jolene Nosko graduated from T.H.S. She earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Early Childhood Education. After she graduated, she moved to North Carolina where she taught kindergarten and first grade.

Mrs. Nosko loves spending time with her husband and her son. In her free time, she enjoys running, hiking, rock climbing, and reading. Mrs. Nosko is thrilled to be teaching first grade at Main Street and returning to her roots as part of the Titusville Area School District and the community.
Stephanie Ongley
Ongley, Stephanie
School Psychologist
Office: 814-827-2715 x 7430/6430/54
Ms. Ongley is a Clarion University graduate with a BS in Psychology.  She furthered her education at Edinboro University and received her Master's of Education in psychology as well as her certification in school psychology. Prior to joining TASD she worked for the Lincoln Intermediate Unit in New Oxford, PA.
Tracy Pearson
Pearson, Tracy
Mrs. Pearson was hired by the district in 2012 as custodian.
Angela Penner
Penner, Angela
Secretary to the Principal
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5400
Angela Penner was hired by T.A.S.D. in March 2018 as the Secretary To The Principal.  She is a graduate of Port Allegany High School.  Before coming to the district she worked at both Salvage Direct and most recently at BSI as a Quality Control Analyst. 
Jo Ann Pondel-Fry
Pondel-Fry, Jo Ann
5th Grade Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5300

Mrs. Pondel-Fry started teaching in the Titusville Area School District in 1998. She earned a Bachelor's degree in Elementary Education with a Minor in Art from Westminster College. She also attained a Master's degree from Gannon University. She is currently a fifth grade teacher at Main Street Elementary School. 

Kimberly M Preston
Preston, Kimberly M
2nd Grade Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5200

Mrs. Preston is a Titusville High School graduate. She received her degree from Grove City College and began teaching in the Titusville Area School District during the early 90’s. She currently teaches 2nd grade at Main Street School.

Lori Scott
Scott, Lori
Office: 814-827-2715

Mrs. Lori Scott has been employed by the Titusville Area School District as a Child Specific Aide since 2010. She has worked at Titusville High School and is now at Main Street Elementary. Mrs. Scott has an Associate's degree from Clarion University in Arts and Sciences. Mrs. Scott likes to garden and spend time with her family.  

James Stevenson
Stevenson, James
Stiglitz, Stephanie
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.
Katherine Taylor
Taylor, Katherine
Special Education
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5210
Miss Taylor comes to the district from the Pittsburgh area where she taught as a special education teacher.  She is a graduate of Slippery Rock University where she was certified in Special Ed PK-8, Early Childhood PK-4 and English 7-12. 
Joseph Timon
Timon, Joseph
Physical Education Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5128
Mr. Timon received his undergraduate degree in Sport and Exercise Science from Gannon University. He later returned to school at Edinboro University for his Master’s in Educational Leadership and a Teaching Certificate in Health and Physical Education. He started his teaching career during the 2016-17 school year and is coaching the Girls’ Varsity Soccer Program. Mr. Timon enjoys volunteering for the Big Brother Program, playing soccer, and spending time with his family and friends.
Heather Titus
Titus, Heather
Sabrina VanTine
VanTine, Sabrina
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5315/6036
Miss VanTine comes to Titusville from Cheswick, PA having graduated from Mercyhurst College with a BA in Art Education.  She is currently finishing up her Master's Degree in Education.  Previously she worked in PIttsburgh with preschool, after school and youth programs.  She completed her student teaching at Elk Valley Elementary and McDowell Intermediate HS.  She will be teaching elementary art at both Pleasantville and Main Street Elementary.
Kevin Vinson
Vinson, Kevin
Music/Band Teacher
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5118
Mr. Vinson graduated Summa Cum Laude with a B.S. in Music Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania in December of 1996 and began his teaching career with T.A.S.D. in August of 1997. He is the TASD Music Department Chairman. His teaching load includes all music classes at Main Street Elementary School. He also conducts 5th grade band instrument lessons at Hydetown, Main Street, and Pleasantville. He is also in charge of music direction, set design, and set construction for the T.H.S. musical. He serves on the Main Street SWPBIS (School Wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Support) Team. He also stays active locally as a performer with Carl Olson and Friends, Jazz Lite, Joe’s Sunroom, The Square Roots, and Titusville Summer Theatre.
Jennifer Wakefield
Wakefield, Jennifer
School Nurse Tech
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5435
Jen has been with the school district since August 2014 as a Nurse Technician.

Lucinda Walters
Walters, Lucinda
Bill Wieder
Wieder, Bill
Nancy L Wright
Wright, Nancy L
Office: 814-827-2715 x 5310

After graduating from Titusville High School, Mrs. Wright earned both her B.S. and M.Ed. from the University of Pittsburgh. She taught nine years in Alabama, helped raise three children, and returned to Titusville as a learning support teacher at the high school before transferring to Main Street Elementary.  Beginning with the 2018-19 school year Mrs. Wright  will be the new elementary principal at Main Street.

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