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Professional Development Committee


The Professional Development Committee is composed of nine members appointed by the PASA president from among the PASA membership to three-year rotating terms. 

The Committee meets at the call of the chair.
Responsibility of the Committee

The Committee develops and evaluates an annual series of workshops covering important issues challenging public school administrators.  These include, but are not limited to, the Leadership Forum, New Superintendents' Academy and Aspiring to Leadership Workshops.
Responsibilities of Committee Members

* provide recommendations for presenters and program content at PASA workshops
* conduct a needs assessment to develop topics for PASA workshops
* participate in meetings of the committee

2023-24 Professional Development Committee

Chair: Dr. Francine Endler, Central I.U. 10

Dr. Michele Balliet, Ex-officio

Dr. Nathan Van Deusen, South Eastern

Mr. Christopher Dormer, Norristown

Dr. Jodi Frankelli, Palmerton Area

Dr. Terrance Furin, St. Joseph's University

Niki Harvey, Avon Grove

Dr. Jacquelyn Martin, Keystone Central

Dr. David McDeavitt, Allegheny-Clarion Valley

Ms. Heather McMahon-Vargas, Ridgway Area

Dr. Cindy Mierzejewski, Neumann University

Dr. Bryan O'Black, Shaler Area

Dr. Kevin O'Donnell, South Middleton

​Ms. Amy Pfender, Upper St. Clair

Dr. Ian Roberts, Millcreek Township

Dr. Michael Snopkowski, Eastern Lancaster County

Ms. Christina Steinbacher-Reed, BLaST I.U. 17

PASA Support: Aubrey Kyler, Professional Development Administrative Assistant