The next Norwin School Board could be filled mostly with education professionals because two current teachers, two retired teachers and an educational consultant are among the seven candidates seeking five positions.
Voters in Irwin, North Huntingdon and North Irwin, and about 30 votes in White Oak and South Versailles, will vote Tuesday on the candidates seeking four-year terms on the board.
The two incumbents seeking re-election are Darlene Ciocca and Tracey Czajkowski, both of North Huntingdon. William Essay of North Huntingdon, was appointed to the board, is seeking his first full term. Two other incumbents, longtime directors Robert Perkins and Dennis Rittenhouse, opted not to seek re-election.
Two of the candidates are teachers from North Huntingdon: Kim McCann Piekut teaches in South Allegheny and Patrick