Board of Directors

Mr. John Ludwig


Mrs. Christeen Ceratti

Vice President 

Mrs. Jewel Collwell

Mrs. Amy Fazio

Mr. Jay Funkhouser

Mr. Matthew LeDonne

Mrs. Bernadette Mattica

Mr. Steven Powell

Mr. Travis Whalen

Mr. Richard Start


Dr. Joseph A. Guarino


Mrs. Lorie Foster

Board Secretary

New Brighton Area School District Board Members may be reached by email using First Initial Last Name  Example: John Smith is

School Board Meetings are held on the 2nd (Committee Meeting) and 4th (Regular Voting Meeting) Monday of each month in the New Brighton Area High School Little Theatre at 7:30 P.M. The public is invited and encouraged to attend.





At the annual Reorganization Meeting of the New Brighton Area Board of School Directors held on Monday, December 6, 2021 the following meeting dates for 2022 were set:

Committee Meetings  - 2nd Monday of each month

Voting Meetings         - 4th Monday of each month

All meetings will be held in the High School Little Theatre, 3202 43rd Street, New Brighton, PA at 7:30 p.m.

**Until further notice meetings will be held in-person.  If a meeting is to be held virtually, it will be posted to the NEWS section of our website announcing the virtual presentation style.  If that is not posted prior to a scheduled meeting, the meeting will occur in-person.  All attendees will be required to wear a mask at all times.  If an attendee has a medical reason which would prevent mask wearing, we ask that you contact us in advance so we can make arrangements for your participation.  You may contact Ms. Lorie Foster, Board Secretary, at 724-843-1795 x409.**



January - 1/3/2022 will be the Committee Meeting and a Special Voting meeting for the purpose of, but not limited to, appointment of a School Board Member, immediately followed by the Committee Meeting.  There will not be a meeting on 1/10/2022.

July – There will not be a meeting

August – 8/8/22 will be a Special Voting meeting for the purpose of, but not limited to, Personnel, immediately followed by the Committee Meeting

November – Only 1 meeting on 11/14/22

Reorganization - 12/5/22 at 7:00 pm with a Voting meeting to immediately follow.

The voting on the Proposed Final Budget will be 5/23/2022.  Voting for the Final Budget will be 6/27/2022.  The budget will be available for public review as of 6/1/2022 during regular business hours in the District Administration Office.


Superintendent's Evaluation

The New Brighton Area School District Board of Directors has completed a Superintendent Performance Evaluation for Dr. Joseph A. Guarino and his performance rating was proficient or distinguished across all categories.


District Report Card

Future Ready PA Index

*From the Future Ready PA Index link you can search for any District or School.  Searching "New Brighton" will populate the report card for all three of our school buildings.*

Pennsylvania State ESSA Report Card for Federal Reporting