Phone: 717-567-3806 ext. 3321


Degrees and Certifications:

Education  Millersville University – BS in Special Education May 1987 Certifications  PA Department of Education Certification Level I Level II

Mrs. Ellen Schaeffer

I was hired by the Newport School District in August 1987 as a Learning Support teacher. I worked with astudents in grades 7 through 9. During this time, I also was the director of the Jr./Sr. Play for five years. I coached Jr. High Field Hockey for ten years.

I created the currriculum for the Life Skills Program in 1995. I began the program for the school year 1996 - 1997 for students in grades 7 - 12. My first graduating class from the Life Skills program was in 2002.