Chris Gill

Alpha Program Supervisor

MCO Program Coordinator

OnTrack Program Coordinator

Education: B.A. in Sociology and B.S. in Secondary Education from Penn State University.  M.S. in Educational Development and Strategies and M.S. in Educational Leadership from Wilkes University

Experience5 years in Educational Administration, 20 years in teaching

Interests:  History, educational technology, travelling, reading

Family:  Married to Tona Williams with two sons, two dogs, and more than two cats 

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Hope Palm

Alpha Program Leader

Alpha English and Reading Teacher

10th-12th Grade Academic Advisor (H-O)

Education: B.A. in English and Secondary Education from Juniata College, M.S. in Educational Strategies from Wilkes University, and Principal Certification from Penn State University

Experience: 13 years

Additional Activities: Liaison for Incarcerated Youth, Junior Class Advisor, Prom Committee Advisor

Interests: Up-cycling and refinishing furniture, reading, fishing, shopping, and party planning

Family: Married with children and fur-babies

Brandon Goss

Alpha Social Studies Teacher

7th - 9th Grade Academic Advisor

Education: B.S in Secondary Education, Social Studies from Lock Haven University. Currently pursuing Online Teaching Masters from Wilkes University.

Experience: 5 years

Interests:  Baseball

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Tiffany Mistretta

Alpha Science Teacher

10th-12th Grade Academic Advisor (P-Z)

Education: B.S. in animal sciences from Penn State, M.S. in Secondary Science Education from Shippensburg University

Experience: 5 years

Interests:  Boating, camping, riding ATVs, hobby farming, being outdoors, everything Disney, and spending time with 3 nephews

Family:  Married for 8 years with a great dane named Diesel

Luke Shinskie

Alpha Math Teacher

10th-12th Grade Academic Advisor (A-G)

Education: B.S in Education from Penn State, currently enrolled in Educational Leadership program from Wilkes University

Experience: 9 years

Interests: Hunting, fishing, biking, gardening, reading, and woodworking

Family: Married to Ingrid with two children

Additional Activities: Liaison for Mifflin County juvenile drug treatment court

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Scott Gaffey

Alpha 7th - 10th Grade

Special Education Teacher

Education: B.A. in Elementary Education and Special Education from Saint Bonaventure

Experience: 2 years

Interests:  Basketball

Additional Activities: Head basketball coach at Mifflin County High School


Gretchen Seyler

Alpha 11th -12th Grade

Special Education Teacher

Education: B.S. in Early Childhood and Special Education from Elizabethtown College and M.S. and certification as a Reading Specialist through Wilkes University.

Experience: 6 years

Interests:  Reading, swimming, running, cleaning, Disney

Family:  Married to Justin with 1 child, two cats (Figaro and SCAY), and a puppy (Dory)

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Amy Murphy

Alpha Secretary

Education: Associates degree from South Hills School of Business and Technology

Experience: 7 years

Interests:  Reading, baking, and visiting flea markets

Family:  Married to Michael with six kids and four cats