The Chambersburg Area School District has a rich and important history. We are fortunate to have almost 10,000 students of many different backgrounds and nations of origin. Just in the past several years, our English Language Learners have increased from approximately 500 to 1000 students, or 10% of our student population.
Chambersburg Area School District is committed to ensuring that ALL children feel welcomed, that they belong and that their learning needs are addressed. We also believe that employees of every background need to feel welcomed and appreciated.
Recently, a Diversity, Equity and Inclusion team under the leadership to Mr. Tom Knepper, Principal Stevens Elementary School, Mr. Luther Green, Assistant Principal of CASHS, and includes Dr. Dion Betts, Superintendent, Dr. Janilyn Elias, Chief Academic Officer and Dr. Mark Long, Assistant Superintendent and other administrators and teachers. The team will work on concepts such as instruction, instructional materials and methods, professional development, recruitment and retention of employees and social and emotional development of all students and district goals in these regards.