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Deer Lakes
School District

Meeting Challenges...Building Futures

Superintendent of Schools


Dr. Janell Logue-Belden is the Superintendent for the Deer Lakes School District and has served in public education since 1991.  During that time, Logue-Belden served as a French teacher in both the South Park School District and Keystone Oaks School District prior to her accepting the Dean of Students position at Keystone Oaks High School.  Following her tenure at Keystone Oaks, Logue-Belden was named Assistant High School Principal at the Peters Township School District.  Logue-Belden then served for a decade as the Middle School Principal of the Sto-Rox School District before being promoted to Curriculum Coordinator and Assistant to the Superintendent. After completing her Letter of Eligibility, Logue-Belden was hired as Superintendent of the Avella Area School District.

Dr. Logue-Belden holds a Bachelor's Degree in French from Allegheny College, Meadville, Pennsylvania, Diplome de Langue Francaise from L'Institut Catholique de Paris, Paris, France, Master of Arts Degree in Education from Allegheny College, Master of Science Degree in School Administration from Duquesne University and a Doctor of Education Degree from Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

Dr. Logue-Belden has presented at national and state conferences including the National Middle School Association (Exemplary Center for Reading Instruction in the Middle School) Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators (How to Transform a Low Achieving District) and the Pennsylvania Governor's Institute for Improving School Safety (Working With Law Enforcement in Schools)

Dr. Logue-Belden was also the recipient of the 2003 Wanda McDaniel Leadership Award from the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators for her work in shaping new educational initiatives in her district.

Today, Logue-Belden focuses on working with the Deer Lakes School District's community of educators, staff, students, parents to create an environment that fosters academic opportunities where all students can become career and college ready. 

Contact the Superintendent:

19 East Union Road
Cheswick, PA 15024
Phone: (724) 265-5300 Ext. 1210
Fax: (724) 265-5025
Email: jloguebelden@dlsd.k12.pa.us
Twitter: @DLSDSuper

Secretary to the Superintendent: Virginia Pompe
Phone: (724) 265-5300 Ext. 1212

Hours of Operation:

Monday - Friday: 8 AM - 4 PM

Credentials:

Education:
Bachelor of Arts, French (Allegheny College)Diplome de Langue Francaise at L'Institut Catholique de Paris (Paris, France)
Master of Arts, Education (Allegheny College)Master of Science, School Administration (Duquesne University)Doctor of Education (Duquesne University).
Work Experience:
One year as a French teacher at South Park (PA) High SchoolFour years as a French teacher and Dean of Students at Keystone Oaks High School in Mount Lebanon, PATwo years as an Assistant High School Principal at Peters Township (PA) High School 10 years as a Middle School Principal, Curriculum Coordinator and Assistant to the Superintendent in the Sto-Rox School District Three-and-a-half years as the Superintendent of the Avella Area School District in Avella, PA

Awards, Honors & Certifications:
Presenter, Exemplary Center for Reading Instruction in the Middle School at the National Middle School Association

Presenter, How to Transform a Low Achieving District at the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators

Presenter, Working With Law Enforcement in Schools at the Pennsylvania Governor's Institute for Improving School Safety

2003 Wanda McDaniel Leadership Award winner from the Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators