Mrs. Melissa Harmon


Mrs. Melissa Harmon | 3rd Grade Math & Science Teacher melissa.harmon@padistance.org | (888) 997-3352 x213 Education/Certification(s):  B.A. Elementary Education; Point Park University, M.S. Organizational Leadership; Argosy University PA Certification: Elementary Education K-6 Favorite Book:  Anything I'm currently reading! I love books! Hobbies/Interest: Running Favorite Quote:  "In a world where you can be anything, be kind." [...]

Mrs. Jessica Chavers


Mrs. Jessica Chavers | 3rd Grade English Language Arts Teacher jessica.chavers@padistance.org | (888) 997-3352 x127 Education/Certification(s):  B.S. in Elementary and Early Childhood Education; Slippery Rock University, M.Ed. Curriculum and Instruction; Lesley University Favorite Book:  Charlie and the Chocolate Factory by Roald Dahl Hobbies/Interest: I enjoy reading, cooking, and being a mom! Favorite Quote:  "Today you [...]

Mrs. Vanessa Vilella


Mrs. Vanessa Vilella | Kindergarten Teacher vanessa.vilella@padistance.org | (888) 997-3352 x148 Education/Certification(s): B.A. Child Family & Studies, M.Ed Early Childhood Education Favorite Book: A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon Hobbies/Interest: Being outside, traveling, cooking/baking, & gardening Favorite Quote:  "Children are likely to live up to what you believe of them" - Lady Bird [...]

Mrs. Melissa Glancy


Mrs. Melissa Glancy | 6th & 7th Grade Special Education Teacher melissa.glancy@padistance.org | (888) 997-3352 x189 Education/Certification(s):  B.S. in Education; Clarion University. PA Certifications: Special Education K-12 and Elementary Education K-6 Favorite Book: Freak the Mighty by Rodman Philbrick Hobbies/Interest: Spending time with my son, husband, and family and friends, reading and traveling

Ms. Jessica Sapp


Ms. Jessica Sapp | Music Teacher jessica.sapp@padistance.org | (888) 997-3352 x131 Education/Certification(s): B.S. in Music Education from Duquesne University PA Certification: Music PK-12 Hobbies/Interest: Crafting, Watching TV, Boating, Driving, Volunteering, and Baking Favorite Quote: "Have some fire. Be Unstoppable. Be a force of nature." - Grey's Anatomy Professional Achievements: Google Level 1 Certified Educator, Duquesne [...]

Mr. Tyler Perhac


Mr. Tyler Perhac | Graduation Recovery & Pathway Teacher tyler.perhac@padistance.org | (888) 997-3352 x217 Education/Certification(s): B.A. English; Lebanon Valley College PA Certifications: English 7-12 Hobbies/Interest: Hockey and golf Favorite Quote: "Nothing in this world that’s worth having comes easy." - Scrubs Achievements: 2017 NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey MAC Second Team All-Conference

Mr. Matthew Gates


Mr. Matthew Gates | Secondary Business Technology & Computer Science Teacher matthew.gates@padistance.org | (888) 997-3352 x152 Education/Certification(s):  B.S. Business Education Information Technology PA Certification: BCIT K-12 Favorite Book:  Hitchhikers Guide to the Galaxy by Douglas Adams Hobbies/Interest: Outdoorsmanship, dogs, and technology Favorite Quote:  "If in doubt, Meriadoc, always follow your nose." - Gandalf

Ms. Michelle Kleifgen


Ms. Michelle Kleifgen | Secondary Math Teacher michelle.kleifgen@padistance.org | (888) 997-3352 x129 Education/Certification(s):  B.A. Psychology; College of Wooster, M.Ed. Special Education; University of Pittsburgh. Certifications: Math 7-12, English 7-12, Special Education N-21, Early Childhood K-3 Favorite Book: It is hard to pick a favorite book but my favorite authors are Barbara Kingsolver and Toni Morrison [...]

Mr. Kevin Hughes


Mr. Kevin Hughes | 4th & 5th Grade Health & Wellness / 5th & 6th Grade Computer Science Teacher kevin.hughes@padistance.org | (888) 997-3352 x196 Education/Certification(s):   B.S.Ed. Health and Physical Education (K-12) Hobbies/Interest: Coaching football, being outdoors, and fishing. Favorite Quote: "The only place success comes before work is in the dictionary." - Vince Lombardi Read [...]

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