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English Faculty

Anthony, Christopher — English Faculty

Christopher Anthony earned B.A.'s in both English and Secondary Education from Duquesne University, and his M.A. in English from Kutztown University. For the last four years, Mr. Anthony has lived in the Lehigh Valley while teaching English at Charter Arts. Each year at Charter Arts brings new challenges and opportunities that allow Mr. Anthony to continue growing as both an educator and a student—he could not be more grateful for this opportunity! READ MORE

Brown, Leah — English Faculty

Born and raised in the Lehigh Valley, Miss Brown earned a BA in English and Secondary Education in 2021 from Misericordia University, where she delivered MU’s Commencement Speech as the Class of 2021 Valedictorian. She then moved to South West England temporarily for graduate school at the University of Exeter, where she earned an MA in English Literary Studies (specialization in Victorian Literature) in 2022. READ MORE

Crawley, Shannon — English Faculty
610-868-2971 Ext. 2308

Shannon Crawley earned her B.A. in English and certifications in elementary education and secondary English from Muhlenberg College. While teaching English and reading in the Central Bucks School District, she earned her M.A. in English from Arcadia University and her writing fellowship through West Chester's PA Writing and Literature Project. READ MORE

Weissman, Hana — English Faculty

Hana Wiessmann is excited to begin her first year at Charter Arts in the English Department. Hana is a recent graduate from West Chester University of Pennsylvania (class of 22') with a BSED in Secondary English Education. Outside of the classroom Hana is an avid creative writer, a published photographer and an alumni of the WCUPA photography club executive board. Hana is thrilled to be teaching 10th Grade English CP, 11th Grade American Literature and Yearbook! READ MORE

Wilson-Kelly, Kelly — English Department Chair
610-868-2971 Ext. 2307

Kelly was born and raised in the Lehigh Valley. She attended Emmaus High School, received her undergrad degree in Education and graduate degree in Education from Kutztown University. Kelly studied and performed several disciplines of dance since age four and her career culminated as a member of the Joffery American School of Ballet in New York City. She has been dance instructor at some of the finest school’s in the area including Repertory Dance Theatre and Nardi’s School of Dance. READ MORE