GREENVILLE - Dr. Patrick Hefflin was hired Wednesday as the new superintendent for Greenville Area School District.
follows Dr. Patricia M. Homer, the district's superintendent for 23 years, and it was a challenge for board members to replace a tenured administrator, board member John O'Malley said.
"I'm proud of the work we did together to come to this search," he
Dr. Hefflin, who works for the Kiski Area School District, will start May 3.
annual salary starts at $115,000 and her
contract runs three years.
was not at Wednesday's
"We the board feel that Dr. Hefflin
will lead the district in a positive direction and create many opportunities for our students," Stoyer said.
Dr. Hefflin is listed as the assistant to the superintendent for curriculum and instruction; she joined the district in 2004 as principal of the intermediate school.
She also taught physics and calculus for nine years, worked for six years as an administrator for the Pittsburgh Public School District and has master's degrees in education and administration from Duquesne University, where she also earned her doctorate.
Dr. Patrick Hefflin was hired Wednesday as the new superintendent for Greenville Area School District.