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Dr. Todd Keruskin
Dr. Todd Keruskin became the superintendent in 2018 after serving for 9 years as the assistant superintendent of the district and 13 years prior as a physics and math teacher and then as a high school administrator for two other school districts in the Pittsburgh region. Elizabeth Forward School District has been named a Digital Promise League of Innovative Schools from Washington, DC and Apple Inc. recognized the school district as an Apple Distinguished Program under his tenure. THE Journal recognized Dr. Keruskin as one of the top innovative administrators in the country. EdSurge and Digital Promise named Dr. Keruskin at the Digital Innovation in Learning Awards (DILA) as the 2015 Educator Learning Ninja Award.
A 1992 graduate of Bethlehem-Center High School in Fredericktown, PA, Dr. Keruskin received his Bachelor of Science degree in Physics from California University of Pennsylvania in 1996. He also received his Master’s degree in Education and principal papers (K-12) from California University of Pennsylvania in 2001. His doctorate and Superintendent Letter of Eligibility were earned at the University of Pittsburgh in 2005.
Dr. Keruskin started his teaching career as a physics teacher at McKeesport Area School District. He also coached wrestling at McKeesport and during the summer months, taught calculus and physics at California University of PA. He served as a dean of students for one year at McKeesport and then was elevated to an assistant principal position.
In 2001, Dr. Keruskin became an assistant principal at Baldwin High School. Two years later, he was promoted to building principal where he guided the completion of a $65 million high school renovation that took nearly six years and involved six phases of construction. During Dr. Keruskin’s tenure at Baldwin High School, the school was recognized by U.S. News and World Report as Bronze Award High School based on student achievement.