North Hills appoints athletic director, principal for McIntyre Elementary
The North Hills School Board has promoted two employees to fill key leadership positions in the district.
High school assistant principal Patrick Weber, who has been an assistant varsity football coach since 2011 and head coach for the the boys’ varsity lacrosse team for three seasons, has been named the district’s athletic director.
Michelle Spingola, the assistant elementary principal for all district elementary schools since 2017, will be the new principal for McIntyre Elementary School.
They will begin their new jobs on July 1.
“I am extremely pleased to promote Mrs. Spingola and Mr. Weber to new leadership positions within North Hills School District,” said Superintendent Patrick Mannarino in a news release. “I have no doubt that each of them will make a positive impact on the lives of our students, teachers and families at McIntyre Elementary and throughout our district.”
Weber has been a high school assistant principal since 2015. Before that he was a physical education and health teacher at Highcliff Elementary and a physical education and health teacher at Morris Knolls High School in Rockaway, N.J., where he also coached football and lacrosse. Weber was a center and long snapper on the Penn State University football team between 2003 and 2007.
Weber earned his undergraduate degree and teacher certification from Penn State. He also has a master’s degree in educational leadership and principal certification from California University of Pennsylvania.
Before becoming an assistant principal, Spingola was a counselor at five district buildings including North Hills Middle School, Ross Elementary and McIntyre Elementary since 2009 and also from 2005 to 2007.
Spingola received her bachelor’s degree in human development and family studies from Penn State University, where she also earned a master’s in counselor education and elementary school counseling.
She obtained her principal certification from Point Park University and a secondary school counseling certification from Slippery Rock University.
Tony LaRussa is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Tony at 724-772-6368, email@example.com or via Twitter .