Lehigh Career & Technical Institute hires six new teachers

LCTI adult workforce education schoolSCHNECKSVILLE, Pa. | A half dozen new teachers are slated to join Lehigh Career & Technical Institute’s faculty this fall.

On Wednesday (June 28), LCTI’s Joint Operating Committee signed off on hiring five new career and technical education instructors, as well as one new Academic Center teacher.

The newest faculty members are:

  • Aaron Korty, who’ll serve as a Criminal Justice teacher. He replaces Claude Kohl, who recently retired.
  • Kyle Kremposky, who’ll serve as the Diesel Medium & Heavy Truck Technology teacher. He replaces Randy Schock, who recently retired.
  • Christopher Ruben, who’ll serve as the Computer-Aided Drafting & Design teacher. He replaces Todd Sell, who left LCTI for another position.
  • Robert Salim, who’ll serve as a Cosmetology teacher. He replaces Summer Page, who left LCTI for another position.
  • Kathleen Siekonic, who’ll serve as a biology teacher in the Academic Center. She’ll stepping into a new position.
  • Haidy Soto, who’ll serve as the Pre-Engineering & Engineering Technology teacher. She previously served as a long-term substitute for the program and replaces Stephen Boone, who left LCTI for another position.

All six teachers are slated to begin work on the first day of school, which is Aug. 27.

Also at this month’s meeting, the JOC voted to hire Travis Serfass and Sarah Andrews. Serfass is slated to begin work as LCTI’s new facilities engineer on Aug. 1, replaces Dan Kotran, who recently retired. Andrews stepped into the role of benefits/personnel specialist on June 17 and replaced JoAnn Pilston, who left LCTI for another position.

Congratulations and welcome, new employees! We’re happy to have you on board!


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