SuperintendentPenn-Delco School District
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Leslye Abrutyn possesses nearly four decades of expertise in the field of education as a teacher, principal, and superintendent. Most recently, Leslye Abrutyn served as Superintendent of Schools with the Penn-Delco School District in Aston, Pennsylvania. For a decade, Leslye Abrutyn ensured the proper implementation of educational curriculum and supervised the technology, finance, human resources, legal, transportation, and facilities departments. Reporting directly to the Penn-Delco Board of School Directors, Leslye Abrutyn demonstrated her effectiveness in all areas of operation as she achieved compliance with state and federal policies and mandates. During her tenure, Leslye Abrutyn administered an operating budget of more than $50 million, spearheaded numerous community programs, and oversaw six schools, more than 3,300 students, and 500 district employees. Supplementing her service to the Penn-Delco School District with involvement in educational organizations, Leslye Abrutyn served as the past President of the Women’s Caucus of the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators and as an Executive Board member of the Standard and Poor’s School Evaluation Services. A former participant on the Board for the Middle States Accreditation for Growth Commission on Secondary Schools, Leslye Abrutyn also sat on the National Advisory Board for the 2001 First International Conference on Learning and Technology, held in Atlanta, Georgia. Moreover, Leslye Abrutyn served as an integral member of the National Association of Secondary School Principals, the Pennsylvania Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development, the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators, and the Pennsylvania Association of Elementary and Secondary School Principals. Dedicated to sharing her knowledge and wisdom with other educators in her field, Leslye Abrutyn is a published author of several articles, including “Penn-Delco School District Reaches Goals by Holding Fast to Technology and Vision” and “The Most Important Data.” Leslye Abrutyn co-authored the book “An Introduction to Using Portfolios in the Classroom” with renowned educational author Charlotte Danielson. Leslye Abrutyn received certifications in Reading from the University of Pennsylvania and in Secondary School Administration from Temple University. Leslye Abrutyn also attended Temple University for her Master’s degree and Doctorate; her dissertation focused on parental involvement and teacher newsletters. Leslye Abrutyn earned her Bachelor’s degree from Boston University.