Welcome to Communications
P: 724-452-6040, ext. 1612
Ms. Linda L. Andreassi
Director of Communications
As communications director, Linda Andreassi has been working at Seneca Valley for over 23 years. A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a bachelor's degree in Journalism, Ms. Andreassi has previous experience working in public relations for the Pittsburgh Better Business Bureau and serving as a local newspaper reporter and editor. She has over 50 awards for excellence in public relations programs and publications from such organizations as Pennsylvania School Boards Association (PSBA), Pennsylvania School Public Relations Association (PenSPRA) and National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA).
In her role as communications director, Ms. Andreassi is responsible for all District written and electronic publications, as well as communications through the mass parent notification system. She also manages content for the District website, social media sites and mobile app, and serves as the press spokesperson for Seneca Valley. Additional responsibilities include press release submissions, working with community organizations, marketing and promotion of the District and managing advertising for the website, e-newsletter and calendar.
A resident of Cranberry Township, Ms. Andreassi is active in her community as a Board Member of Giving Back to Cranberry Township, Inc., and is a Past President and Paul Harris Fellow of the Cranberry Township Noon Rotary Club. She also serves as a member of the Seneca Valley Foundation Board of Trustees. A former Miss Pennsylvania USA, Ms. Andreassi (formerly Linda Chiaraluna) represented Pennsylvania in the nationally televised 1994 Miss USA Pageant. Today, she is the proud parent of two children; one a Seneca Valley Graduate ('18) and one a current Seneca Valley Student.
Ms. Katie Huttinger, Media Support Specialist
724-452-6040, ext. 1639
Katie Huttinger, a Zelienople resident, earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication Studies from West Chester University in 2007. After graduation, she worked for three years in the marketing and development department at Life’sWork of Western PA, a non-profit that helps place people with disabilities into employment. There she played a major role in the planning and execution of special events, coordinated marketing promotions and chaired the Culture Committee. During her time at Life’sWork, Ms. Huttinger returned to her high school alma mater to assist in coaching the Seneca Valley Pom Pon Squad. Through her experience as a coach and her love for children, Ms. Huttinger returned to school and earned her Bachelor of Science degree in Elementary Education from Slippery Rock University with teaching certifications in Elementary Education (K-6), Middle School English (7-9), English (7-12) and Communications (7-12).
In her role as media support specialist, Ms. Huttinger assists the communications director with written and electronic publications, event planning and marketing for the Seneca Valley Academy of Choice (SVAOC). Three publications created by Ms. Huttinger for SVAOC received honorable mentions from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA). She also photographs district events and helps manage Seneca Valley’s website and social media accounts, including Instagram and Snapchat, which she helped launch in 2014 and 2016, respectively.
Ms. Huttinger also volunteers her time with the Seneca Valley Foundation, assisting with the development and implementation of various fundraising events and efforts.