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Pennsylvania Association of Rural and Small Schools


Our administration and staff members are passionate about securing the best education possible for both the rising and future generations—regardless of whether they receive this education in a large metropolis, sprawling suburb, or rural countryside. These are the people who tackle the daily requirements necessary to get the job done. 

Meet Our Administration & Staff Members

Edward J. Albert, Ed.D
Executive Director

About Edward J. Albert, Ed.D

Education: Doctorate in Education – Nova University, FL; Superintendent's Certificate – University of Pennsylvania, PA; Master's degree, Special Education – Millersville University, PA; Elementary Principal's Certificate – Temple University, PA; BS Physical Education; Comprehensive, mentally and physically handicapped; safety, health, and driver education – Salem College, WV. Professional experience: special education teacher, elementary principal, staff and curriculum specialist, assistant superintendent, and superintendent. Dr. Albert is also known for his educational consulting on a variety of topics and consults throughout the country. He also conducts superintendent searches throughout Pennsylvania. Personal interests: Dr. Albert enjoys spending time with his two grown children, Penn State games, and is an avid fan of the Yankees and Packers. He enjoys traveling, especially to see Broadway shows in New York City, and he is still trying to perfect his golf game.

Woodrow H. Sites, D. Ed.
Administrative Assistant

About Woodrow H. Sites, D. Ed.

Education: D.Ed. Educational Administration – Pennsylvania State University; M.Ed. Educational Administration – Pennsylvania State University; BS Ed. Elementary Education – Millersville State College (now University). Professional Experience: elementary teacher with assignments in kindergarten through 6th grades, elementary principal, school business official, assistant superintendent, and superintendent. Following his active service in Pennsylvania's public schools, he served as an education management consultant and adjunct professor for Pennsylvania State University. Personal interests: outdoor activities (birdwatching, wildflowers, national parks), Nascar racing, camping and traveling in his motorhome with wife, Sam, and family, and following college sports, especially PSU football.

Jon Rednak, Ed.D.
Financial Officer

About Jon Rednak, Ed.D.

Education: BS in Secondary Education – Millersville University; M. Ed. Secondary Education – Kutztown University; Principal Certification and Superintendent Letter of Eligibility – Temple University; Elementary Education – University of Scranton; D.Ed. Educational Administration – Nova Southeastern University. Professional Experience: high school teacher and coach, program director of an alternative school, high school principal, assistant superintendent, superintendent, and regional search director for a national consulting firm. Dr. Rednak has presented at the national level on various topics and served on several boards of directors. He has also served as a graduate instructor. Personal interests: golfing and traveling to Tampa during the cold winter months with his wife, Carol. He is also an avid Steelers fan.

Ashley Rednak
Conference Coordinator

About Ashley Rednak

Education: M.S. Instructional Design & Technology, Instructional Technology Specialist Certification – Philadelphia University; BS in Speech Communication/Public Relations option – Millersville University. Professional experience: Instructional Technology Coordinator and Director of Technology at Pequea Valley School District in Lancaster County. Ashley serves on multiple technology conference planning committees and has presented at local and national conferences for educational technology and mass customized learning. Personal interests: in her spare time, Ashley enjoys spending time with her husband, Tom, and their dog, Zoey. She also likes to travel and is currently working on her doctorate in Education Leadership at Immaculata University.