Wolf Administration Officials Host Cabinet in Your Community Event in Tamaqua


first_imgWolf Administration Officials Host Cabinet in Your Community Event in Tamaqua April 03, 2018 SHARE Email Facebook Twittercenter_img Press Release Tamaqua, PA – Today, Wolf administration cabinet officials were joined by community members for a Cabinet in Your Community event at the Tamaqua Campus of Lehigh Carbon Community College. This series of events gives community members the opportunity to talk with their state government officials and discuss issues important to the region.“The Cabinet in Your Community series has had a tremendous impact on communities across the commonwealth since its inception in November,” said Governor Wolf. “For Pennsylvania to thrive, it is essential that government officials provide a platform for constituents to express the needs of their communities, and I am thrilled that individuals in Tamaqua had that opportunity today.”This event featured Department of Education Secretary Pedro Rivera, Department of Environmental Protection Secretary Patrick McDonnell, Department of Human Services Secretary Teresa Miller, and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency Director Rick Flinn. The department heads provided information on upcoming initiatives and responded to questions from community members.The next Cabinet in Your Community event is currently scheduled for Monday, April 16, at the Dietrich Theater in Tunkhannock. This event will be hosted by the cabinet secretaries of the departments of Aging, Community and Economic Development, Human Services, and Pennsylvania Emergency Management Agency.last_img read more

North Decatur educator finalist for ‘Educator of the Year’


first_imgGreensburg, In. — North Decatur Elementary School teacher, Dottie Hellmich is a finalist for the Indiana Department of Education “Teacher of the Year” award.Hellmich is a 24-year educator who graduated from IUPUI in 1993 and began teaching at St. Mary’s School in Greensburg. She began teaching at North Decatur Elementary School in 1996. Until 2013 she taught sixth graders, fourth graders and gifted students. Since 2013, she has been the technology and integration specialist.This year, Hellmich earned “Teacher of the Year at North Decatur Elementary School and the district.The top 10 finalists will be revealed by September and the winner will be introduced in October.last_img