• Welcome to Special and Gifted Education


    Contact Information:
    P: 724-452-6040, ext. 1750
    F: 724-452-3268

    Mr. Gerald Miller
    Director of Special Education

    Gerald (Jerry) Miller came to Seneca Valley School District as Director of Special Education in 2008. Mr. Miller earned his bachelor’s degree in Education at Slippery Rock University where his area of focus was elementary education and special education. He then attended Duquesne University receiving a master’s degree in Administration and Supervision. His teaching career began at HolyFamily Learning in Pittsburgh teaching in self-contained classrooms at the middle and high school level.
    After seven years in the classroom, he accepted an administrative position with Holy Family and became principal leading three different schools in McKeesport, Munhall and Emsworth. Prior to coming to Seneca Valley, Mr. Miller was the director of pupil services for the Sto-Rox School District, responsible for all facets of student services.
    He currently serves on the board of directors for the Gaiser Center in Butler. Previously, Mr. Miller served as adjunct professor at Slippery Rock University and spent four years in the United States Marine Corps. Semper Fi.

     M. Eyles  

    Contact Information:
    P: 724-452-6040, ext. 1750
    F: 724-452-3268
    Dr. Mallory Eyles
    Assistant Director of Special Education
    Dr. Mallory Eyles has been working in the Seneca Valley School District as a school psychologist since 2011. Most recently Dr. Eyles split her time between serving as the assistant principal at Rowan Elementary School and the other half as a district psychologist. Dr. Eyles also has experience at Seneca Valley as an assistant principal at Evans City Elementary School. Prior to coming to Seneca Valley, she spent two years at Wesley Spectrum Services in Canonsburg, Pa., as a behavioral specialist/mobile therapist and a member of the therapeutic support staff.
    Dr. Eyles earned her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from Ohio Northern University. She earned her Master of Science in School Psychology and her Autism Spectrum Disorders Specialist Certificate from California University of Pennsylvania. She earned her Doctor of Psychology and her Master of Education from Duquesne University. Dr. Eyles resides in Forward Township with her husband and daughter. 

     Mr. Jeff Roberts
    Contact Information:
    P: 724-452-6040 ext. 1750
    F: 724-452-3268
    Dr. Jeff Roberts
    Supervisor of Gifted Education and Student Services
    Dr. Jeff Roberts has been an administrator in Seneca Valley since 2009 when he was appointed as the assistant principal at Seneca Valley Senior High School. During his tenure as assistant principal, he was a coordinator for reaccreditation of Seneca Valley High School by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools and worked with the Seneca Valley Academy of Choice.
    In October 2016, Dr. Roberts moved to his current role, supervising the gifted education department. He earned his degree in doctoral studies at Indiana University of Pennsylvania in Administration and Leadership Studies. In addition to supervising gifted education, Mr. Roberts oversees the school counseling, health service and library departments.
    Dr. Roberts earned his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry Education at Indiana University of Pennsylvania. While teaching, he completed his master’s degree in instructional technology at Duquesne University. He then earned his principal certification at IUP. Dr. Roberts started his teaching career at Central Cambria High School in Ebensburg, Pa., where he also coached swimming. His career at Seneca Valley began in 1999 when he was hired as a chemistry teacher at Seneca Valley Senior High School.  During his years in the classroom, Dr. Roberts taught general chemistry, organic and biochemistry, and AP Chemistry. He also advised the senior high school student council and national honor society.
    Dr. Roberts is a graduate of the Leadership Butler County program. He is currently a member of the Butler County Suicide Prevention Coalition, and a board member of the Butler County Alliance for Children.    

    Ms. Patricia Ball, Administrative Assistant for Director
    724-452-6040, ext. 1632
    Ms. Danielle Kolling, Administrative Assistant for Assistant Director
    724-452-6040, ext. 1619
    Ms. Joan Rinaman, Administrative Assistant for Gifted Education
    724-452-6040, ext. 1624