District Administration
Dr. Jay Burkhart, Superintendent

Phone: 717-732-3601


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Dr. Jay Burkhart, Superintendent

Dr. Jay Burkhart, Superintendent of Schools, began his career at East Pennsboro Area School District as the Director of Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment in August of 2005. He was promoted to the Assistant Superintendent of Schools in August of 2009 and Superintendent of schools in 2014. Prior to working in East Pennsboro, Dr. Burkhart was an elementary teacher, elementary associate principal and middle school assistant principal. He earned a Bachelor’s of Education from Slippery Rock University, a Master’s of Education from California University of Pennsylvania and a Doctor of Education from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. Some major accomplishments while at East Pennsboro include receiving an i3 grant awarding district elementary science teachers training over a five year period and receiving a Pennsylvania State University grant on the Collaborative Research Experience for Students and Teachers.