Dr. David Christopher is the Assistant Superintendent of Secondary Education/Deputy Superintendent at North Allegheny School District. Dr. Christopher began his teaching career in 1996, as a teacher in the Huntingdon Area School District. In 2008, he became an elementary principal in the Juniata Valley School District. In the next year, he was promoted to senior high principal and K-12 director of curriculum of the Juniata Valley School District. In 2011, he was appointed to acting superintendent while continuing to maintain his role as the senior high principal. Dr. Christopher was appointed as the superintendent of schools for the Juniata Valley School District in 2012.
Dr. Christopher’s accomplishments include being selected by the Pennsylvania Department of Education as a work-group member for Data, Educator Evaluation, and the ESSA authorization plan. In addition, Dr. Christopher served on the Act 1 Steering Committee at the Pennsylvania Department of Education, which made recommended changes to the Keystone Exam graduation requirement to the Pennsylvania State Legislature. Many of these recommendations were put into SB 1095 of 2018, which substantially changed Keystone Exam requirements for graduation in Pennsylvania. Dr. Christopher currently serves on the Pennsylvania Association for School Administrators Technology Advisory Committee and Resolutions Committee.