Meet the Director of Special Education



Ms. Denean M. Bressi, M.Ed

Phone: (717) 957-6000, option 5

Degrees and Certifications:

Bachelor of Science - Elementary Education
Master's of Education - Special Education with a Concentration in Emotional and Behavioral Support
Elementary Education
Special Education
Middle School Mathematics
Middle School English Language Arts
Supervisor of Special Education
Administrative Principal PK-12

Ms. Bressi is excited to be home as a Blackhawk serving as the Director of Special Education and Student Services!

Ms. Bressi received her Bachelor’s Degree in Elementary Education from Penn State University. She then obtained certifications in Middle School Mathematics and Middle School English Language Arts before returning to Messiah University to earn her Master’s Degree in Special Education with a concentration in Emotional and Behavioral Support. She furthered her education by attending Bloomsburg University to earn her Supervisor of Special Education Certification as well as her Administrative Principal PK-12 Certification.

Ms. Bressi taught third grade at the Susquenita Elementary School before moving to the Middle School to be a part of the Special Education team. She left Susquenita School District in 2020 to work as a Special Education Supervisor for Central Dauphin School District with responsibilities for grades K-12, alternative education, and related services.