Assistant Superintendent of Curriculum and Assessment
Dr. Misty Slavic joined Chartiers Valley School District in June 2019. Dr. Slavic earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in secondary English education from the University of Pittsburgh and K-12 Principal Certification from Drexel University. She earned her Superintendent's Letter of Eligibility from Edinboro University and her doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh.
Dr. Slavic has served in many leadership roles throughout her career. Her most recent endeavor was serving as the Director of Curriculum and Instruction and Director of Special Education at Freedom Area School District in Beaver County. Dr. Slavic's notable achievements at Freedom were the creation of a Life Skills Classroom and a sensory room for students with special needs. Both have been received with great success by the students, parents, and staff.
The Pennsylvania Department of Education has awarded Dr. Slavic the title of Fellow in Special Education after partaking in the PA Fellowship Program for Special Education Leaders. This program provides intensive training on effective programming for students with Individualized Education Programs.
Dr. Slavic was also chosen by the Pennsylvania Department of Education to participate in the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) committee for school assessment. This committee reviewed and evaluated the educational plan for statewide assessments and made recommendations for improvements to the requirements of standardized testing in Pennsylvania.
With Dr. Slavic's strong background in curriculum development, technology integration, professional development, and special education, she has been able to coordinate curriculum writing in all of her leadership roles. Some of these notable positions in education have included; Assistant to the Superintendent and cyber school principal at Burgettstown Area School District, substitute superintendent and interim principal in Freedom Area School District, and technology integration specialist and secondary English teacher at New Kensington-Arnold School District.
All of Dr. Slavic's experiences in education have provided her with a deep understanding of the importance of supporting students and teachers in their pursuit of academic success.