Perkiomen Valley School District Annual Report 2017-18 Annual Report 2017-18 1 | Page 5

STAFF HIGHLIGHTS • Jim Weaver, Assistant to the Superintendent for Business Administration, was certified as a Penn- sylvania Registered School Business Administrator by the Pennsylvania Association of School Business Officials. • Michael Lawler, Perkiomen Valley High School teach- er, was selected as an American Geographical Soci- ety (AGS) Teacher Fellow. He was one of 50 teachers selected from across the country to participate in this program. • Beth Lycosky, Schwenksville Elementary School teacher, and Chris Squeri, South Elementary School teacher, presented a session titled, “Improving Students’ Writing Through the 6 Traits of Effective Writing” at the Keystone Reading Association (KSRA) in Hershey, PA. • South Elementary School was named as a Title I Distinguished School, which means it was among the highest 5% of Title I schools based on the per- centage of students demonstrating proficiency on Administrators Teachers Full-Time Support Staff Maintenance/Custodial Staff Food Service Staff Teachers with Master’s Degrees • • • • the English Language Arts (ELA) and Math PSSA and also among the highest 5% of schools demonstrat- ing growth in ELA and Math according to Pennsylva- nia’s Value-Added Assessment System (PVAAS). Dan Pennebacker, Perkiomen Valley High School teacher, was honored by the Rochester Institute of Technology because of the inspiration he provided to PV graduate Tessa Njissen, who attends RIT and selected Mr. Pennebacker for the recognition. Evergreen Elementary School was one of 300 schools in the state to implement a School-Wide Positive Behavior Intervention and Supports (SWP- BIS) program with 100 percent fidelity. Superintendent Dr. Barbara Russell was selected as the Keynote Speaker for the PV Chamber of Com- merce’s Annual Meeting. The following employees received doctoral degrees: Naomi Bowen, Perkiomen Valley Middle School East teacher; and Tara Parr, Technology Integration Coor- dinator. A Look at Our Staff 26 418.5 151 48 38 369 p. 5 PVSD Annual Report 2017-18 Teachers with Doctoral Degrees Teachers with 3 Years or Less with PV Average Teacher Years of Service with PV Teachers with 30+ Years of PV Service Employees Who are PV Graduates 11 45.5 14.2 7 54