At the regularly scheduled meeting of the Board of School Directors of the Palmerton Area School District held on Tuesday, May 16, 2017, the proposed budget for the 2017-18 Fiscal Year was tentatively adopted.  The proposed budget for the fiscal year beginning July 1, 2017, is projected as $32,379,011.  A copy of the budget is on file at the Business Office, located at the Parkside Education Center, 680 Fourth Street, 3rd Floor, Palmerton, PA and is available for public inspection from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., Monday through Friday and may also be found on the District’s website:
The budget will be presented for final adoption at the regular meeting of the Board on Tuesday, June 20, 2017, at 6:30 p.m. in the Hazard Conference Room located on the 3rd Floor of the Parkside Education Center, 680 Fourth St, Palmerton, PA.  This announcement is made in accordance with Section 687, School Code of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and Act 1 of 2006.


The School Board is made up of nine members who serve for a four year term. Elections are held every two years, but only five members are chosen during one election. The other four members are chosen during the following election. The Board of Education meets on the third Tuesday of each month at 6:30 p.m. All meetings are held at the new central administration office 680 Fourth Street. The present board is made up of the following members:
~ Mr. Barry Scherer, President ~
~ Mrs. Tammy Recker, Vice-President ~
~ Mrs. Sue Debski, Treasurer ~
~ Mr. Earl Paules ~
~ Mr. Charles Gildner ~
~ Ms. Darlene Yeakel ~
~ Mr. Joshua Smale ~
~ Mrs. Josann Harry ~
~ Mrs. Sherry Haas ~
~ Mrs. Deborah A. Scheckler, Board Secretary ~
~ Mr. Scot Engler, Superindendent ~
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 Palmerton Area School District Board of Education (including the Superintendent) can be emailed at: 

PASD Board Policies  ~


~  Tuesday, Sept 19, 2017 – Agenda  ~

~  Thursday, Sept 14, 2017 – Special Meeting Agenda  ~

~  Tuesday, Sept 5, 2017 – Agenda  ~

~  Tuesday, Aug 15, 2017 – AgendaConsent Agenda  ~

~ Tuesday, Aug 1, 2017 – Agenda ~


School Board Minutes  ~

Contact information for the Office of Open records or other applicable appeals officer  ~
Please submit completed Right To Know request form to Ryan Kish, Open Records Officer, at or
Ryan Kish
680 Fourth St.
Palmerton Pa 18071
Fax # 610-826-4958


The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Office of Open Records  ~