Welcome to the Office of Learning and Innovation!
Anthony Gabriele, Director of Learning & Innovation
Joseph Rutz, Assistant Director of Learning & Innovation
Shawanna James-Coles, Principal of Practice
Jamie Kifferly, Data Coordinator
Mary Anne Robold, Administrative Assistant
Fran Watkins, Network and Systems Administrator
Amy Campbell, Database and Software Administrator
Leon Willie, Jr. Network and Systems Specialist
James Creighton, Jr. Data and Software Specialist
Meaghan Bandura, Administrative Assistant
Ann Van Zelst, Education Technology Specialist
Ann Smith, Education Technology Specialist
Hoyeon Jang, Education Technology Specialist
Jenna Kwasniuk, Education Technology Aide
Valerie Carson, Education Technology Aide
For information, please contact (215) 441-6000, Extension 11007
The Office of Learning and Innovation oversees the district-wide curriculum and instruction, student programs and activities, district and state assessments, and faculty and staff professional development in the district. Curriculum includes the courses of study for all subjects K-12, instructional resources, and assessments. Student programs include: athletics, arts, extra-curricular activities, clubs, assemblies, and field trips. We ensure that students have opportunities to enhance their unique skills and build capacity in all areas.
The Office of Learning and Innovation oversees the administration of all state assessments, such as the PSSA, PASA, Keystone Exams, MAP, and WIDA, and coordinates the administration of nationally recognized exams such as PSAT, SAT, ACT, and the Advanced Placement Exams. In addition to developing and administrating programs for students, the Office of Learning and Innovation develops and facilitates professional development for administrators, teachers, and support staff. Additionally, the Office of Learning and Innovation coordinates all student teacher and practicum placements, ensures compliance with all school safety regulations, and serves as a liaison to community organizations.
The Director of Learning and Innovation is the administrative liaison to the Education Committee of the Centennial School Board as well as the Chair of the District’s Act 48 Committee. The Director supervises all professional staff and instructional and co-curricular programs.