SHIPPENSBURG — The Shippensburg Area Board of School Directors appointed Dr. Chris Suppo as the district’s next superintendent at its Board meeting on Monday. Dr. Suppo is expected to assume his duties on September 9, 2019.
Dr. Suppo has served as the Coordinator of Technology, Transportation, Community Relations, Online Academy and School Safety in the Greensburg Salem School District since 2007.
Before that, he was the Director of Technology and Information Services from 2001 to 2007 in the Armstrong School District; Director of Technology at Apollo-Ridge; and Middle School and High School Technology Education teacher in the Blairsville-Saltsburg School District.
He earned his undergraduate degree from California University of Pennsylvania in Technology Education in May 1992, a graduate degree in computer science in December 1998; and he completed his Doctorate in Administration and Leadership Studies at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in May, 2013.
The Board undertook a comprehensive search that involved interviews with a series of candidates, after Supt. Jerry Wilson announced he would leave at the end of the 2018-19 school year.