• 2023-2024 ACT 18 Threat Assessment Team PDF

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    ACT 18 Threat Assessment Teams

    Act 18 mandates that each school entity must establish at least one team for the assessment of – and intervention with – students whose behavior may indicate a threat to the safety of themselves or others.

    IU29 has established a team and the members are as follows:

    Shannon Brennan, Asst. Exec. Director – Administrator
    570-640-5115 or email sbrennan@stcenters.org

    Jacqueline Wapinsky, Principal – Administrator
    570-544-9131 ext. 2353 or email wapij@iu29.org

    Corey Mentzer, Dean of Students – Administrator
    570-544-9131 ext. 2351 or email mentc@iu29.org

    Kate Herb, Supervisor of Special Education – Special Education/Administration
    570-544-9131 ext. 2369 or email herbk@iu29.org

    Rene Evans Director of Special Education – Special Education/Administration
    570-544-9131 ext. 1211 or email evanr@iu29.org

    Kristin Nunes, Social Service Coordinator – Social Work/Counseling
    570-544-9131 ext. 6421 or email nunek@iu29.org

    Kaitlyn Kolbe, Nurse Room Assistant –
    570-544-9131 ext. 2346 or email kolbk@iu29.org

    Lynda Yordy, Supervisor of Early Intervention – Administration
    570-544-9131 ext. 1201 or email yordl@iu29.org

    Barbara Wilkinson, Supervisor of School Improvement/Administration
    570-544-9131 ext.1215 or email wilkb@iu29.org

    If a parent, family member, friend, member of the community, or staff member feels there is reason to believe that a student is demonstrating behavior that may indicate a threat to the safety of themselves or others, they should immediately report it in any of the following manners:

      • Report to Safe2Say anonymously by calling 1-844-SAF2SAY (1-844-723-2729), through the mobile app, or online at SAFE2SAYPA.ORG.
      • Notify the school SAP (Student Assistance Program).
      • Contact any of the above team members.
      • Contact your local law enforcement