At the June 17 School Board meeting, the Board unanimously approved the appointment of Brett M. Bielewicz as the new principal of Jefferson Elementary School. Mr. Bielewicz is currently the Assistant Principal at Whitehall Elementary School in the Baldwin-Whitehall School District. Prior to this position, he served as an interim principal at McAnnulty Elementary School in Baldwin. He also taught elementary school in the Franklin Regional and Quaker Valley School Districts. A start date is still to be determined.
Mr. Bielewicz has a bachelor's degree from Penn State University in Elementary Education K-6 and Early Childhood Education N-3. He has a master's degree from St. Vincent College in Counseling Education, and a master's from Lock Haven University in Educational Leadership and Supervision with Principal's certification.
"We are pleased to welcome Brett to the Mt. Lebanon School District," said Dr. Timothy Steinhauer. "The search process to fill this position was thorough, thoughtful, and rigorous and we are pleased with the outcome. Although his start date is still to be determined, his transition plan begins today so that the students, staff and parents at Jefferson Elementary School will enjoy a smooth start to the school year."