Growing Substitute Teacher Shortage

Senate Education Committee and House Education Committee

Monday, October 26, 2015

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Hearing Room 1, North Office Building

A hearing on the growing substitute teacher shortage.


10:00 to 10:10 a.m.

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Sen. Lloyd Smucker, Chairman, Senate Education Committee
Rep. Stan Saylor, Chairman, House Education Committee
Sen. Andrew Dinniman, Senate Education Committee
Rep. James Roebuck, House Education Committee

10:10 to 11:00 a.m.

Hon. Pedro Rivera, Secretary
Pennsylvania Department of Education

11:00 to 11:45 a.m.

Dr. Eric Eshbach
Superintendent, Northern York School District
Pennsylvania Association of School Superintendents

Dr. Michael Leichliter
Superintendent, Penn Manor School District, Lancaster

Robert S. Bernhard
Director of Human Resources
School District of the City of York

11:45 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Dr. Wayde Killmeyer – Executive Director
Midwestern Intermediate Unit #4

Flip Steinour – Director of Human Resource Services
Lancaster-Lebanon Intermediate Unit #13

Rebecca Roberts-Malamis, Esq. – In-House Legal Counsel and Assistant to the Executive Director
Bucks County Intermediate Unit #22

12:30 p.m.