Meet the Principals
Jena Funck began her duties as the Elementary Principal for Grades K-5 with the 2019-2020 school year.
Prior to the 2019-2020 school year, Jena served as the assistant principal for the primary elementary school, a role she assumed at the beginning of the 2014-2015 school year. Jena has been with Derry Township as a 5th grade teacher since 2007. Jena holds a bachelor’s degree in elementary education and special education from Millersville University. She received a master’s degree in educational administration from Temple University. She also holds a reading specialist certificate along with her K-12 principal certification. Prior to teaching in Derry Township, she had experiences teaching special education, instructional support, and 5th grade at Central Dauphin School District.
She is a certified regional trainer for the nationally recognized professional development program, Language Essentials for Teachers of Reading and Spelling (LETRS) and has a special interest in using technology in the classroom.