Mr. Wayne Brookhart
Mr. Brookhart is entering his 10th year as Superintendent at Berwick. He came to the district from Tamaqua where he was serving as Assistant Superintendent. Mr. Brookhart was previously a Middle School and High School Principal, as well as a Curriculum Coordinator. He also has 15 years of experience as a Social Studies Teacher.
Mr. Brookhart also has extensive background in athletics. He has 14 years of Varsity Basketball Coaching experience and played collegiate basketball at Mansfield University before transferring to Bloomsburg University. He was recognized as Associated Press Pennsylvania Big School Coach-of-the-Year in 1997 and has also been recognized as the Central Susquehanna Conference Coach-of-the-Year and the Pittsburgh Tribune Review North Coach-of-the-Year.
Mr. Brookhart graduated from Bloomsburg University in 1985 with a degree in Secondary Education and a concentration in Social Studies Teaching at the Secondary level. He has a Master’s Degree in Administration and Policy Studies with a concentration in the Political Economy of Education from the University of Pittsburgh and a Superintendent’s Letter of Eligibility from Bucknell University.
Mr. Brookhart is a member of the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators (PASA) and serves as the Regional Director of PASA Resolutions. He is a Board Member and Past Chairman of the Foundation of the Columbia-Montour Chamber of Commerce and has served as a Board member of the Columbia-Montour Chamber of Commerce, Berwick Marketing Committee, Central Susquehanna Medical Trust and the Berwick Task Force.
Mr. Brookhart has had the opportunity to present statewide to Business Managers, Auditors and Superintendents on the success the district has had in combining effective fiscal operations with progressive facility enhancement strategies.
Mr. Brookhart lists the greatest accomplishments of the Berwick Area School District over the last decade as follows:
Mr. Brookhart lives in Danville with his wife Dawn and their two children: Jordan (14) and Kyla (10).