The Office of Press and Communications
The Office of Press and Communications works closely with all program areas of the Pennsylvania Department of Education to provide critical information to the public regarding education initiatives. Press and Communications works with reporters throughout the Commonwealth as well as the general public to provide answers to questions, distribute education information, maintain web data and serve as the public's contact on education in Pennsylvania.
The office staff includes:
Timothy Eller, Press Secretary
Jessica Hickernell, Press Aide
Christopher Green, Communications Specialist
Members of the news media should call the press office directly at:
As part of the Press & Communications office, the web staff continues to administer and support PENN*LINK, our official electronic mail service for all local education agencies, and manage the content of the Department’s Web site.
All other interested individuals are encouraged to call the bureaus directly for more information.