Principal: Mrs. Cassandra Pencek
Phone: 724 - 214- 4201
About Mrs. Pencek
Mrs. Cassandra Pencek joined the Butler Area School District in July of 2019. She came to BASD from Fox Chapel Area School District as the Assistant Principal at Dorseyville Middle School. Prior to arriving at Fox Chapel Area SD, Mrs. Pencek worked as an Assistant Principal in two elementary buildings in the Seneca Valley School District. Mrs. Pencek began her career as a kindergarten teacher in the Ft. LeBoeuf School District near Erie, Pennyslvania. In addition, she spent more than a decade working with Step By Step Learning, LLC, an educational consulting company based in Whitehall, Pennsylvania. Her work there as a senior educational consultant afforded her the opportunity to work with many school districts across Pennsylvania and Ohio and to learn from experts in the field of reading and data analysis.
Mrs. Pencek earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education and Early Childhood Education at Slippery Rock University. She also earned a Master of Education with a focus on Reading from Slippery Rock. Mrs. Pencek received her K-12 Principal Certification from California University of Pennsylvania. She began her doctoral coursework in August of 2018 at Point Park University and will graduate in the summer of 2020.
Mrs. Pencek grew up in a small town about two hours north of Pittsburgh called Linesville, Pennsylvania, where the town has one traffic light and is best known for the “Spillway, Where the Ducks Walk on the Fish.” She and her husband, Jarrad, now live in Cranberry Township, and the couple has two young children.