Deer Lakes

School District

Therese Shrum


My name is Therese Shrum, and I am the English as a Second Language Teacher for Deer Lakes School District.  I taught ESL for 6 years for the Westmoreland Intermediate Unit before I started at Deer Lakes in 2007.  I travel to all the buildings in the district to service English learners. Deer Lakes has English learners from the following countries:  Albania, Mexico, Russia, and Serbia. 


Homework is assigned on an individual student basis according to the student's Language Instruction English Program (LIEP).


Therese Shrum
ESL Teacher K-12/Reading Intervention

Phone: (724) 265-5340 Ext. 5510 at Curtisville 


Office Hours:

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday
7:05 a.m. - 2:50 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.
7:35 a.m. - 2:50 p.m. 

Joined Deer Lakes:



~ Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education K-6
~ English as a Second Language Program Specialist K-12
~ English Certification 7-12