Principal - Salem Elementary
Patrick Sharkey began his career in the juvenile justice system as a juvenile probation officer before transitioning into a career in education. In 2012, he was hired as the Berwick Area School District Attendance Officer. In 2016, Mr. Sharkey began serving as the Berwick Senior High School Dean of Students as well as continuing his duties as the District Attendance Officer.
Mr. Sharkey received a Bachelor's Degree in Sociology from Bloomsburg University in 2005. In 2016, he returned to Bloomsburg University to earn a Master's Degree in School Counseling and is a Certified School Counselor. He is currently pursuing a principal''s certification through Bloomsburg University.
Mr. Sharkey was born and raised in West Hazleton and is a graduate of Bishop Hafey High School. He is a member of the Berwick High School boy's basketball coaching staff.