2412 Versailles Ave – McKeesport, PA 15132
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- Assistant Principal
- A Message from Our Principals
Meet Our Principal
Dr. Tyler Roberto
Principal, Propel McKeesport
Hometown: Ellwood City, PA Years with Propel:2
Dr. Roberto earned her undergraduate degree in Elementary Education, specifically K-6, with certification in Middle School Language Arts at Geneva College. She began her career in education in 2006 as an elementary teacher in the Ellwood City Area School District and then moved to Cleveland, Ohio where she taught 8th grade English Language Arts and third grade. After earning her Masters of Arts in Education, she served as a Principal for six years and went back to school to earn her Doctorate in Educational Leadership and Management from Capella University.
After 8 years in Cleveland, she returned home to Pittsburgh and joined Propel’s team as an Instructional Coach at McKeesport. Dr. Roberto is excited to work with the staff, students, and families to bring her passion for education to the school.
Her primary goal for the 2017-2018 school year is to strengthen the adult learning community in the building, improve communication with families and staff and ensure that all student learners grow academically.
I am #PropelProud because….I believe Propel is doing exactly what is needed to positively impact and help students to grow in urban communities
Learn more about Dr. Roberto...
When she isn't working, Dr. Roberto likes to... read, exercise and binge-watch Netflix.
The #1 item on her bucket list is to... swim with dolphins...which she accomplished in Orlando, FL 3 years ago!
Favorite sports team: Pittsburgh Penguins
Favorite book: The Giving Tree by Shel Silverstein
Favorite band/artist: Luke Bryan
Favorite movie: Remember the Titans
The six word memoir she wrote to describe herself is... I will always strive for greater.
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Meet Our Assistant Principal
Assistant Principal, Propel McKeesport
Hometown: Scott Township, PA Years with Propel: 4
Mr. Whitfield has been with Propel Northside for the past four years. He taught 5th grade math for three years and then became the New Teacher Induction Leader and Expanded Impact Teacher. He has a B.A. in Communication, Elementary Education and Special Education along with a Masters Degree in Inclusive Education. Mr. Whitfield attended Seton Hill University.
His primary goal for the 2017-2018 school year is to motivate staff and students to reach our high expectations and continue to improve Propel McKeesport.
I am #PropelProud because….of the fabulous teachers, students and staff that I have the opportunity to work with each and every day.
Learn more about Mr. Whitfield...
When he isn't working Mr. Whitfield loves to... play and coach baseball. He currently coaches at Mount Lebanon High School and plays in the Daily News Baseball League for the South Hills Snappers.
The #1 item on his bucket list is to... go skydiving!
If he could swap places with anyone for a day it would be... Derek Jeter, he was an of Mr. Whitfield's growing up.
Favorite sports team: Pittsburgh Steelers and Pittsburgh Pirates
Favorite book: The Bullpen Gospels
Favorite artist: Darius Rucker
Favorite movie: For Love of the Game
The six word memoir he would use to describe his life would be... I smile...I laugh...I live...
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