Mrs. Peter: This is my 4th year at Penn-Bernville as the K-6 Emotional Support Teacher. I am currently attending Arcadia University for my Masters in Applied Behavior Analysis with a concentration in Autism and plan to become a Board Certified Behavior Analyst. I have my Bachelor's in Elementary Education K-4 as well as Special Education K-8. Before coming to Tulpehocken, I worked in Learning Support for 5 years. In my free time, I enjoy reading, working outside, spending time with friends and family, and in the winter I love to go snowmobiling. My husband and I enjoy gardening, traveling, and taking care of our two cats, Karmen and Brooke and dog, Sebastian.
Mrs. Gettle: I have been with Tulpehocken School District for 4 years, one as a substitute para. I joined the lunch staff two years ago. A position opened in the ESL room and I moved there for the remainder of the 2016-2017 school year. I also was the crossing guard. Now I have the pleasure of being in the ES room for a second year. In my spare time, I love to mow grass, I also love to sit on my deck and enjoy the view. I enjoy sports with my husband.
Mrs. Reed: I have worked as a paraprofessional with the Tulpehocken Area School District for 25 years. This is my 6th year as an ES paraprofessional. I am a wife, mother and grandmother. Most of my free time is spent taking care of alpacas on our alpaca farm.
Mrs. Schur: This is my 4th year working for TASD. My first year I worked in the lunch room and was asked to help on occasion in the ES room. From that moment on I knew that was where I wanted to be. The following year I took an open position in the Special Education department and couldn't be happier with the choice. I recently graduated from the BCIU Para Academy. I have had the privilege of working with many different children, with many different needs. I am a mom of 5, ages 9-23, and including a set of twins, a boy and girl. In my spare time. my husband and I love to take little day trips with the kids. I love to read, make hair bows, and most of all travel.
Mrs. Sullivan: I have been in the ES room for almost 5 years. Prior to that I subbed in different positions at the school. I have 2 children, Brogan and Calleigh. I have been a PA certified EMT since 2002. I graduated from the Para Academy at the BCIU in 2015. In my free time, I like to garden and do beading. I also love to travel; especially to the beach. I have been married for 18 years and I have a beloved Great Dane named Finnegan. Most of my free time revolves around my family but I do also enjoy walking to stay in shape.