• A Message from the ECE Principals



    Mrs. Lauri Pendred, Principal





    Mrs. Pendred has been a member of the Seneca Valley administrative team since 2003 as the Assistant Principal of Evans City Elementary and then becoming principal in 2009.  She considers Evans City her home away from home with strong connections to the school community. She was educated at Seton Hill University  with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Elementary Education. Her Master’s Degree and Post Graduate Certificates in Elementary Administration are from Edinboro University of Pennsylvania. Mrs. Pendred’s prior educational experience was as a first and second grade teacher in several schools throughout Pennsylvania.  She has also had experiences in facilitating corporate and group team building programs as well as facilitating principal continuing education for the Pennsylvania Inspired Leadership program. As a school leader she values communication among all stakeholders and collaboration between staff members and with families. Together we will fulfill the mission of Seneca Valley School District for all students. Traveling with her husband, Mike and two married children is something that Mrs. Pendred enjoys when she’s not in school. She also prioritizes time with extended family and friends.

    Dr. Andrew Teti, Assistant Principal



     Dr. Teti

    Dr. Teti joined the Seneca Valley administrative team in October 2017.  Prior to coming to Evans City Elementary, Dr. Teti was fourth grade teacher at Franklin Regional School District, and has prior experience as an assistant principal in West Virginia.  Dr. Teti began his career as an eighth grade math teacher.  Dr. Teti was extremely familiar with Evans City and the Seneca Valley School District, having student taught in fifth grade at Evans City Middle School while completing his Bachelor of Arts in Elementary and Special Education at Westminster College.  While in West Virginia, Dr. Teti earned his Master of Arts Degree in Educational Leadership, and recently completed his Educational Doctorate Degree at Marshall University.  Dr. Teti has experience leading teachers in technology and instruction, and looks forward to continually learning how to positively impact students through leadership opportunities.  As a lifelong learner, Dr. Teti looks for ways to empower teachers and students to constantly learn.  When not at school, Dr. Teti enjoys spending time with his wife, Clare, four year-old daughter, Eleanor, and baby Charles. 



    Evans City Elementary



    What we live by...


    As a collaborative school community who is focused on student learning, we will enable each child to achieve to their highest level by learning and implementing standards aligned best practices as a school family.

    Guiding Principles

    At Evans City Elementary we:

    • Differentiate instruction for students at various levels and abilities with small group and individualized instruction providing appropriate interventions and enrichment for all students.

    • Impact instructional practices through professional development that is thorough, ongoing , and supports collaborative dialogue.

    • Value, respect and utilize the unique contributions of our dedicated members of the school community including families and community.

    • Embrace 21st Century skills by integrating technology, thinking strategies and high level tasks for all students.

    All learners are expected to become

    • Self-directed Learners

    • Complex Thinkers

    • Effective Communicators

    • Collaborative Workers

    • Quality Producers

    • Community Contributors