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ABOUT

Building a better future: Set to begin educating students in September 2022, Midland Innovation + Technology Charter School (MITCS) will offer students in grades 9 through 12 the chance to pursue areas of personal interest and tackle real-life projects to prepare them for a world of opportunity. This groundbreaking new school will allow students to fulfill state requirements for a high school diploma while also earning certifications, credentials, apprenticeships, college credits, and even associate's degrees in skilled trades, high technology, and other fields of endeavor. MITCS students will graduate prepared to enter the workforce and/or continue on through post-secondary education and training.

Mission
By offering authentic, hands-on learning opportunities to a diverse population of students, MITCS will serve as a generator of innovative thinking, deep learning, and collaborative engagement to build better futures.

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MITCS is chartered by the Midland Borough School District and is located in the Borough of Midland, Beaver County, Pennsylvania.

Chief Executive Officer
Dr. Chester D. Thompson


Board of Directors

President
Jerry Hodge
Retired, National Manufacturers Association


Vice-President

Maria Corradi
Financial Planner, Janney Montgomery Scott


Treasurer

Robert Zahn,
Senior Commercial Mechanical Director, Draxxhall


Secretary

Brittney Golden
Director of Sales, Millcraft Hospitality


Member

Michael Croud
Senior Electrical Engineer, RPA Engineering


Member

Paul Pennington
Construction Manager, Gannett Fleming, Inc.


Member
Brenda Militello
Principal, Midland Borough School District

Organizing Committee

Linwood Alford
Advisor on Trades and Diversity


Charles J. Betters, Sr.
Advisor on Industrial Development and Trades


Barry Bittman, MD
Advisor on Healthcare and Drone Technology


Maria Corradi
Advisor on Community Relations/Board Member


Mark Elder
Advisor on Operations

Dr. Todd Goodman
Advisor on Technology and Innovations

Carrie Kennedy
Advisor on Curriculum Development

Dr. Donald Marinelli
Advisor on Coding and Gaming

Paul C. Pennington
Advisor on Engineering and Construction Trades Board Member

Chris Shovlin
Spokesman

Sean Tanner
Superintendent, Midland Borough School District