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Karen Arnold Appointed New Director of Interscholastic Athletics

The Board of School Directors for the Pittsburgh Public Schools approved the appointment of Karen Arnold as the new Director of Interscholastic Athletics.  Mrs. Arnold’s appointment makes her the first woman to occupy the role responsible for establishing a bold new vision and strategies to take the athletic programs of PPS to a new level of achievement and prominence Mrs. Arnold will transition from her role as Principal of Pittsburgh Fulton PreK-5 once an individual is identified to provide leadership at the school.  

“A school leader with more than 17 years of experience in managing athletic programs, Karen Arnold has the skills necessary to propel our athletics program to the next level,” said Superintendent Anthony Hamlet. 

 A  Certified Master Athletic Administrator through the National Interscholastic Athletic Administrators Association, Mrs. Arnold served as the Faculty Manager of Langley High School from 2001-2012, where she managed the scheduling of games/matches, transportation and referees. From 2003-2014, Mrs. Arnold served as an Executive Council Member of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Directors’ Association chairing session speakers for the annual conference and chairing the Mentorship Committee. Mrs. Arnold began her athletic career in PPS, as a coach for Langley High School’s Boys Soccer team (1997-99) and Boys Volleyball team (Spring 2000).

 

In Other Business

In other business, the Board approved the appointment of Dr. Nina Sacco, Principal Pittsburgh Westwood, as Acting Assistant Superintendent in the Office of School Performance and the additional acting positions below:

Name

Current Role

New Appointment

Edward Littlehale

Principal, Administration Building 

Acting Principal, Pittsburgh Whittier K-5 

David May 

Principal, Pittsburgh Whittier K-5

Acting Principal, Pittsburgh Westwood

Stephen Sereda 

Assistant Principal, Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy 6-12   

Acting Principal, Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy 6-12

Jessica Zaremski 

Teacher, Pittsburgh Brashear  

Acting Assistant Principal, Pittsburgh Westinghouse Academy 6-12 


 

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