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The CASD Chief Administrative Team

We are pleased to announce changes to the Chambersburg Area School District Chief Administrative team, following the September 21st Regular School Board meeting. 

Mr. Kurt Widmann
Chief Academic Officer
Mr. Kurt Widmann will serve as the CASD Chief Academic Officer effective September 27, 2021. Previously a NISL (National Institute of School Leadership) distinguished principal at CAMS North, Mr. Widmann is invested in the Chambersburg community and brings a kind and compassionate leadership style that is focused on what is best for students. Mr. Widmann will oversee curriculum instruction and assessment, student services, special education, and will supervise elementary principals. This appointment fills the recent vacancy created by the departure of Dr. Janilyn Elias. Mr. Widmann was appointed as the Chief Academic Officer with a 5 year contract.

  Mrs. Tina Clever
Director of Human Resources
Mrs. Tina Clever will serve as the CASD Director of Human Resources. Mrs. Clever is a highly experienced director of human resources for school districts, previously serving as HR Director for the Shippensburg Area School District. Mrs. Clever brings a thoughtful, kind approach to employee relations, and will oversee employee rights and responsibilities, employee relations, negotiations, compensation and benefits. This appointment fills the recent vacancy created by the departure of Mrs. Karen Gokay. Mrs. Clever was appointed as the Director of Human Resources with a 3 year contract.
  Dr. Mark Long
Assistant Superintendent for Innovation and Improvement
Dr. Mark Long will continue to serve as the CASD Assistant Superintendent for Innovation and Improvement. Dr. Long provides oversight for grade 6-12 principals, as well as technology, athletics, attendance, and career and college readiness. Dr. Long received a 5 year contract renewal.

Additionally, the following Chief Administrative team members continue to provide valuable insight and leadership to the district.

Mrs. Tamera Stouffer
Chief Financial and Operations Officer/Board Secretary
Mrs. Tamera Stouffer will continue to serve as the CASD Chief Financial and Operations Officer/Board Secretary.  Mrs. Stouffer provides oversight for all district business services, food services, transportation, buildings and grounds, public relations and marketing, safety/security, and the CASD Foundation.

  Dr. Dion Betts
Superintendent of Schools
Dr. Dion Betts will continue to serve as the CASD Superintendent of Schools. Dr. Betts has formulated a leadership team of kind and compassionate individuals who are expert in their respective areas. Dr. Betts continues to lead the district in achieving the 2021-2022 CASD goals, while ensuring that staff remain focused on the district vision: that every child achieves in school and attains the skills needed to be successful in the future through a highly collaborative culture of honesty, trustworthiness and passion for our mission of bettering the lives of children.