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Marian Catholic Welcomes New Head of School

Marian Catholic High School is excited to announce the appointment of Mr. Michael Brennan, M. Ed. as the

New Marian Catholic High School Head of School

Michael Brennan, M. Ed. will be coming to Marian Catholic from Palmerton Area High School where he served as a Special Education Teacher since 2013 and as the Principal Intern/Practicum during the 2019-2020 school year. Prior to PAHS, Brennan was a Learning Support Teacher at Panther Valley Elementary School in Nesquehoning.

Brennan’s experience includes teaching elementary math, English, and history; as well as instructing and modifying regular education math classes for special education students in grades 9-12. He created behavior and educational plans for over 30 students per year to comply with PA state requirements, school code, and parent expectations. Brennan established a classroom model for hybrid instruction to meet the needs of the COVID-19 Pandemic and was an integral part of the PAHS Health and Safety plan. Brennan mentored novice teachers on a weekly basis through the CLIU mentoring program and served as a Technology Coach to work with staff to smooth the transition to virtual instruction.

Brennan received his Principal Certificate from Point Park University in Pittsburgh in 2020; earned his M.Ed., Educational Administration/Special Education at the University of Pittsburgh in 2014; and graduated with a B.S.Ed., Elementary Education/Special Education from Wilkes University.