Director of Communications

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Mikaela Duckstein
Director of Communications and Strategic Partnerships
Open Records Officer

Communications Department

Mikaela Duckstein serves Chartiers Valley School District as the Director of Communications and Strategic Partnerships.  Ms. Duckstein works closely with the administrative team to develop communication strategies and establish partnerships which benefit and advance the school district.  

Ms. Duckstein’s professional background includes experience in education, business and community outreach.  She has served as a teacher at Montessori Children’s Community and The Glen Montessori School.  During her tenure as an educator, she communicated honestly and compassionately with parents, students, colleagues and constituents.  

Prior to her career in education, Ms. Duckstein operated a residential and commercial property management company for which she developed marketing and advertising strategies, resolved client concerns, and represented the corporation in maintaining partnerships with vendors, investors and outside sales associates.     

Ms. Duckstein earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communications from Robert Morris University where she was a member of the Student Honor Society of the National Communication Association.  She holds a Teacher Certification through the Montessori Accreditation Council for Teacher Education (MACTE).