Dr. Todd E. Keruskin has been assistant superintendent of the Elizabeth Forward School District for three years. Previous to this, he was both the principal and assistant principal of Baldwin High School as well as assistant principal, dean of students, and a physics teacher at McKeesport Area High School. Since 2005, he has also been an adjunct professor at California University of Pennsylvania where he teaches in the Master of Education in School Administration and/or K-12 Principal Certification program.
Keruskin grew up in nearby Frederickstown in Washington County, where he attended the Bethlehem-Center School District. As an undergraduate at California University of Pennsylvania, he studied physics before continuing at the university to earn his master’s degree in education as well as his principal’s letter. He then attended the University of Pittsburgh for a doctorate in education and a superintendent’s letter of eligibility.
As assistant superintendent, Keruskin’s goals are to create safe and exciting learning environments, enhancing teaching practices and lessons with creativity and increased relevance, and adjusting the curriculum to align with new common core standards. To those ends, the most rewarding element of his current position is “working with teachers and students to enhance lessons and ultimately improving teaching and learning.”