Category: Schools

William Penn School District

William Penn School District Community Meetings

The William Penn School District Board of Directors Community Relations Committee invites students, staff, and families to an upcoming meeting focused on assessing the current strengths, challenges, needs and potential resources regarding the state of school climate in our district.

• Social-emotional learning initiatives
• Counseling programs
• Trauma-informed and restorative practices
• Youth court
• Cultural competency and cultural relevance
• Encouraging family and community participation
• School discipline and safety
• Social and emotional well-being

Share your experiences and help us identify some next steps!

Wednesday, October 16 – 6:30 pm
Wednesday, November 20 – 4:00 pm

meetings held at WPSD Green Avenue Administration Building, 100 Green Avenue, Lansdowne, PA 19050


WPSD Superintendent Search Focus Group

William Penn School District Seeks Community Input for Superintendent Search

Four Public Focus Groups and Online Survey

The William Penn School District community is invited to take part in a small discussion group, about 90 minutes, to provide input on the ideal qualities for your next superintendent. Participation in the Focus Groups is a key part of this process and will provide the community an opportunity to learn more about the search process and to contribute to the development of a leadership profile for the next superintendent by identifying ideal characteristics and discussing the needs of the district.

Focus Groups – Click Dates/Locations Below to Register

(Or RSVP to with your name and date by October 9, 2019)

Saturday, October 12 – 10:00 am – Penn Wood Middle School

Tuesday, October 22 – 10:00 am – Bell Avenue Elementary School

Wednesday, October 23 – 6:00 pm – Penn Wood High School Green Ave. Campus

Thursday, October 24 – 7:00 pm – Penn Wood High School Cypress St. Campus


All WPSD community members are invited to take the Superintendent Leadership Qualities Survey (available in multiple languages) to give your input about the leadership qualities desired in your next superintendent. Your participation is needed and appreciated. Hard copies are also available at at any district building, including the administrative offices. Please complete surveys by October 4, 2019.

Click to Start Survey

The Superintendent Search is being conducted by the Delaware County Intermediate Unit (DCIU) as a value-added service at no cost to the William Penn School District.

For more information, please go to the Superintendent Search page on the William Penn School District website at or the DCIU website at

William Penn School District

William Penn School District Listening Sessions

The William Penn School District is holding a series of Listening Sessions for residents of all district communities. Officials will be available to listen to concerns and answer questions about anything you want to talk about!

Meetings take place at 7:00 pm at the following locations and dates:

November 5, 2018: Aldan/Aldan Elementary School
December 3, 2018: Darby/Penn Wood Middle School Library
February 4, 2019: East Lansdowne/E. Lansdowne Elementary School
March 4, 2019: Yeadon/Bell Ave. Elementary School
April 1, 2019: Colwyn/Colwyn Borough Hall
May 6, 2019: Lansdowne/Twentieth Century Club

Snacks and refreshments will be provided. Your entire family is welcome!

For questions or more information please contact Pam Bookman at

Listening Sessions