Welcome to Communications
P: 724-452-6040, ext. 1612
Ms. Linda L. Andreassi
As communications director, Linda Andreassi has been working at Seneca Valley for over 25 years. A graduate of Indiana University of Pennsylvania with a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Ms. Andreassi has previous experience in the newspaper industry where she was a reporter and editor. She has over 75 awards in communication 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).
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, "Voices" Podcast series, mobile app, and serves as the press spokesperson for Seneca Valley. Additional department responsibilities include press release submissions, annual report development, marketing and promotion of the District and managing advertising for the website, e-newsletter and districtwide calendar.
A resident of Cranberry Township, Ms. Andreassi is a Past President and Paul Harris Fellow of the Cranberry Township Noon Rotary Club, and assisted in launching the Seneca Valley Foundation, a non-profit fundraising arm of the District. 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, Communications Specialist
724-452-6040, ext. 1639
Katie Huttinger, a Lancaster Township 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 communications specialist, Ms. Huttinger assists the communications director with written and electronic publications, event planning and marketing for the Seneca Valley Academy of Choice (SVAOC). She also writes press releases, photographs district events, and manages Seneca Valley’s website and social media accounts, including Instagram and Snapchat, which she launched in 2014 and 2016, respectively. In 2020-21, Ms. Huttinger's #SVTogether social media campaign, received an Award of Excellence (one of 11 recognized nationwide for excellence and the only school in PA), the highest recognition from the National School Public Relations Association (NSPRA).