Canon-McMillan School District Welcomes New Teachers for the 2021-2022 School Year

group photo of all of the new teachers
Posted On: Thursday, August 19, 2021

Please welcome our new teachers for the 2021-2022 School Year (in no particular order):

Miss Madison Seher

Miss Madison Seher,

Full-time Business Teacher at

Canon-McMillan Senior High School

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration (Edinboro University)
  • Master’s degree in Instructional Leadership (Robert Morris University)

Vince Pitassi

Mr. Vince Pitassi,

Full-time Mathematics Teacher at

Canon-McMillan Senior High School

  • B.S. Secondary Education,
  • B.A. Mathematics Duquesne University

Sarah Moore

Miss Sara Moore,

Full-time Special Education Teacher at 

Canonsburg Middle School

B.S. Early Childhood and Special Education, Slippery Rock University

Michela Wemyss

Miss Michela Wemyss,

Full-time First Grade Teacher at 

Muse Elementary School

Elementary Education PreK-4 and Special Education PreK-8 Instructional 1 from California University of PA

McKenna Roach

Miss McKenna Roach,

Full-time Kindergarten Autistic Support/Life Skills Teacher at

Borland Manor Elementary

Bachelor's from Indiana University of Pennsylvania

Maria Strnisha

Miss Maria Strnisha,

Full-time Third Grade Teacher at

South Central Elementary

  • BS Early Childhood Education K-4
  • BA Dance - Slippery Rock University

Kristen Speer

Mrs. Kristen Speer,

School Nurse at 

Canon-McMillan Senior High School

  • BSN : CalU,
  • CSN: Gannon University

Hallie Williams

Hallie Williams,

Full-time Guidance at

North Strabane Intermediate School

Bachelors and Masters at Westminster College

Elise Wilson

Elise Wilson,

EDK at South Central Elementary and Kindergarten at Muse Elementary

  • B.S. Early Childhood Education (PK-4) - Duquesne University (PA)

  •  Masters’ in Reading Literacy Education - Duquesne University (PA)


Connor Thompson

Mr. Connor Thompson,

Full-time Seventh Grade World History at

Canonsburg Middle School

  • BA in History from Duquesne University
  • MAT Social Studies Education from the University of Pittsburgh

Tim Joyce

Mr. Tim Joyce,

Social Studies at 

Canon-McMillan Senior High School

  • Undergrad: BA History and BS Secondary Education (Duquesne University)
  • Masters: Education Administration (Point Park University)

Brian Klebanski

Mr. Brian Klebanski,

Full-time Mathematics at

Canon-McMillan Senior High School

Secondary Education - Mathematics from Penn State University

Rachel Skon

Miss Rachel Skon,

Full-time First Grade at

Muse Elementary

  • Early Childhood Education Pre-K-4
  • Special Education Pre-K-8


Mr. Samuel Froehlich

Full-time Music at

Borland Manor and Hills-Hendersonville Elementary

B.S. K-12 Music Education

Sydney Polling

Mrs. Sydney Polling

Fifth Grade ELA/ Social Studies Teacher at

North Strabane Intermediate School

Bachelor of Arts in Elementary and Special Education from Westminster College

Amanda Boyd

Miss Amanda Boyd,

Full-time Fifth Grade Math and Science

North Strabane Intermediate School

  • Prek-4th Early Childhood Education: Bachelor's - California University of PA
  • Prek-8th Special Education: Master's - California University of PA

Rachel Russell

Mrs. Rachel Russell,

Full-time Eighth Grade English at

Canonsburg Middle School

  • B.A. in English from Washington & Jefferson College,
  • M.A.T. from California University of PA

Hope Langston

Mrs. Rachel Russell,

Special Education at

Canonsburg Middle School

  • Bachelors in English Literature - University of Oregon  

  • Certificate in Special Education - Rivier College (NH)

  • Masters in Education & ELA - Point Park University (PA)

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