Posted on April 28, 2022 at 11:30 a.m.
On April 19, the Parkland Board of Principals appointed Timothy Chorones to the position of assistant superintendent, effective July 1 at the start of the new fiscal year.
Chorones is currently Principal of Fogelsville Elementary School and will replace Dr. Rodney Troutman who is retiring this year.
Chorones has been principal of Fogelsville Elementary School since 2015.
Prior to assuming his leadership position in Fogelsville, he served as Vice Principal of Upper Perkiomen Middle School in the Upper Perkiomen School District.
Before entering administration, he taught elementary school for nine years.
He was a fourth and fifth grade elementary school teacher and K-12 technology integration coach in the Whitehall-Coplay School District.
He was a fourth and fifth grade teacher in the Allentown School District.
Chorones holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and a master’s degree in instructional technology, as well as an instructional leadership and principal’s certificate from Wilkes University.
He will get his letter of eligibility from the superintendent of California University of Pennsylvania in May.
“Mr. Chorones has done an outstanding job managing day-to-day operations at Fogelsville for the past seven years,” Superintendent Dr. Mark Madson said. “He has invaluable experience as a manager of Parkland. along with his overall management and problem-solving skills, will enable him to successfully transition into this district-wide leadership position.
“I am honored to continue to serve the Parkland School District in this new capacity,” Chorones said. “I look forward to soaking up all the knowledge and history I can from Dr. Rod Troutman before he retires and am committed to helping the district provide opportunities that empower all students to reach their full potential.
“I would like to thank the District Leadership Team for their guidance and support over the years. I am thrilled to join an incredible new leadership team and for all that the future holds for us here in the Parkland School District.
CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Timothy Chorones