On Tuesday, October 20, 2015, the Parkland Board of School Directors appointed Mrs. Ali Thompson as Assistant Principal of Springhouse Middle School. She will replace Mr. Jude Sandt who is transitioning to be an Assistant Principal at Parkland High School.
Mr. Sandt received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Music from Moravian College and a Master of Science degree in Educational Leadership from Wilkes University. He also holds a Bachelor of Science degree from Penn State University in Business Management and a Master of Science degree in Classroom Technology from Wilkes University. Mr. Sandt served as an Assistant Principal at Springhouse since the fall of 2014. He previously held the position of Instrumental Music Teacher and Band Director at Orefield Middle School since 2007.
Mrs. Alison Thompson is currently a Business Education teacher at Parkland High School where she has taught since 2002. She has her Bachelor’s degree from Bloomsburg University and holds two Master’s degrees from Wilkes University; one in Classroom Technology and one in Educational Leadership. She serves as the Parkland High School Future Business Leaders of America Club Advisor and Business Department Chair. She also oversees the school store at Parkland High School.
Mr. Sniscak, Superintendent of Schools stated, “Both Mrs. Thompson and Mr. Sandt possess outstanding communication and interpersonal skills combined with a strong work ethic and a desire to constantly strive for improvement. We wish both Ali and Jude much success in their different assignments and we are happy to welcome them into their new roles.”