• Mrs. Ellen Schaeffer


    Subjects Taught 

    Ø       7th – 12th grade Life Skills Support

    Ø       7th – 9th grade Learning Support


    Ø       Millersville University – BS in Special Education


    Ø       PA Department of Education Certification  Level I and Level II Special Education

    • Mrs. E. Schaeffer
    Background Information
    Ø       Upon my graduation from Millersville University in May 1987, I was hired by Newport as a Learning Support teacher for grades 7 through 9. I also directed the Jr/Sr Class play for three years and started the Newport SADD (Students Against Dangerous Decisions) Chapter. I have coached Jr. High Field Hockey for ten years. I started the high school Life Skills program and developed the curriculum. I have received a grant from the state to implement transition training for my students in local businesses: Perry Manor, Weis Store, Butcher’s Market, and Goodwill. 
    Ø       Coaching my son’s soccer team
    Ø       Crafting: knitting, crocheting, scrap booking, etc.
    Ø       Reading
    Ø       Enjoying my time with my family just hanging at home